#VU26070 Cleartext storage of sensitive information


Published: 2020-03-13

Vulnerability identifier: #VU26070

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-19096

CWE-ID: CWE-312

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
eSOMS
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

Vendor: ABB

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to the Redis data structure component stores credentials in clear text. A local user can obtain credentials on the target system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

eSOMS: 6.0 - 6.0.2


CPE

External links
http://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/icsa-20-072-01
http://search.abb.com/library/Download.aspx?DocumentID=9AKK107492A9964&LanguageCode=en&DocumentPartId=&Action=Launch


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.


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