h-sphere winbox 2.4.2 Patch 4/2.4.3 Rc1 information disclosure

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A vulnerability has been found in h-sphere winbox 2.4.2 Patch 4/2.4.3 Rc1 and classified as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown processing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-200. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

h-sphere winbox 2.4.2 and 2.4.3 rc1 stores sensitive information such as username and password in plaintext in world-readable log files which allows local users to gain privileges.

The weakness was presented 05/16/2005 (Website). The advisory is shared at securityfocus.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2005-1606 since 05/16/2005. The exploitation appears to be easy. An attack has to be approached locally. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

After even before and not, there has been an exploit disclosed. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 1 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 13559), X-Force (20522) and Secunia (SA15287).




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.9
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.9

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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Advisory: securityfocus.com
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CVE: CVE-2005-1606 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 13559 - Positive Software H-Sphere Winbox Sensitive Logfile Content Disclosure Vulnerability
Secunia: 15287 - H-Sphere Exposure of User Credentials, Less Critical
X-Force: 20522 - H-Sphere account information disclosure
OSVDB: 16239 - H-Sphere Multiple Log File Cleartext Login Credential Disclosure


Created: 03/11/2015 11:41 AM
Updated: 07/08/2018 08:57 AM
Changes: (9) vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_au vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ci vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ii vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ai exploit_date source_osvdb_create source_secunia_date
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