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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-2620

grpWise.exe for Novell GroupWise client 5.5 through 6.5.2 stores the password in plaintext in memory, which allows attackers to obtain the password using a debugger or another mechanism to read process memory.
Publish Date : 2005-08-17 Last Update Date : 2017-07-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-2620

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Novell Groupwise 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Novell Groupwise 6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Novell Groupwise 6.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Novell Groupwise 3

- References For CVE-2005-2620
XF groupwise-client-plaintext-password(21075)
BUGTRAQ 20050817 NOVL-2005010098073 GroupWise Password Caching
FULLDISC 20050825 NOVL-2005010098073 GroupWise Password Caching
BUGTRAQ 20050620 Novell GroupWise Plain Text Password Vulnerability.
BID 13997 Novell GroupWise GrpWise.EXE Authentication Credentials Persistence Weakness Release Date:2009-07-12

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-2620

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