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Cleartext storage of sensitive information in Trend Micro Password Manager



Published: 2020-01-17
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2019-15625
CWE ID CWE-312
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Password Manager for Windows
Client/Desktop applications / Other client software

Password Manager for macOS
Client/Desktop applications / Other client software

Vendor Trend Micro

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Cleartext storage of sensitive information

Severity: Low

CVSSv3: 4.9 [CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-15625

CWE-ID: CWE-312 - Cleartext Storage of Sensitive Information

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to the information ID, password etc. are kept on the memory in plaintext. A local user can scan the memory and obtain sensitive information on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Password Manager for Windows: -, 3.8.0.1103

Password Manager for macOS: -, 3.8.0.1052

CPE External links

https://jvn.jp/en/jp/JVN49593434/index.html
https://esupport.trendmicro.com/en-us/home/pages/technical-support/1123595.aspx

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.