SysAid Help Desk before 15.2 uses a hardcoded encryption key, which makes it easier for remote attackers to obtain sensitive information, as demonstrated by decrypting the database password in WEB-INF/conf/serverConf.xml.
Published 2015-06-08 14:59:07
Updated 2018-10-09 19:56:36
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Information leak

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2015-2998

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 75 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2015-2998

  • SysAid Help Desk Database Credentials Disclosure
    Disclosure Date: 2015-06-03
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module exploits a vulnerability in SysAid Help Desk that allows an unauthenticated user to download arbitrary files from the system. This is used to download the server configuration file that contains the database username and password, which is encrypted

CVSS scores for CVE-2015-2998

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CWE ids for CVE-2015-2998

References for CVE-2015-2998

Products affected by CVE-2015-2998

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