In KeePassX before 0.4.4, a cleartext copy of password data is created upon a cancel of an XML export action. This allows context-dependent attackers to obtain sensitive information by reading the .xml dotfile.
Published 2017-04-10 14:59:00
Updated 2017-04-15 00:39:57
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Information leak

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2015-8378

0.18%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 54 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2015-8378

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
10.0
2.9
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
3.9
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2015-8378

References for CVE-2015-8378

  • https://www.keepassx.org/changelog
    KeePassX – Changelog
    Release Notes;Vendor Advisory
  • http://bugs.debian.org/791858
    #791858 - keepassx: CVE-2015-8378: canceling export operation creates cleartext copy of all of the user's KeePassX password database entries - Debian Bug report logs
    Mailing List;Third Party Advisory

Products affected by CVE-2015-8378

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