CVE-2004-1171

Current Description

KDE 3.2.x and 3.3.0 through 3.3.2, when saving credentials that are (1) manually entered by the user or (2) created by the SMB protocol handler, stores those credentials for plaintext in the user's .desktop file, which may be created with world-readable permissions, which could allow local users to obtain usernames and passwords for remote resources such as SMB shares.

Basic Data

PublishedJanuary 10, 2005
Last ModifiedJuly 11, 2017
Assignercve@mitre.org
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Base Score2.1
SeverityLOW
Exploitability Score3.9
Impact Score2.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSKdeKde3.2*******
    2.3OSKdeKde3.2.1*******
    2.3OSKdeKde3.2.2*******
    2.3OSKdeKde3.2.3*******
    2.3OSKdeKde3.3*******
    2.3OSKdeKde3.3.1*******
    2.3OSKdeKde3.3.2*******
    2.3OSMandrakesoftMandrake Linux10.0*******
    2.3OSMandrakesoftMandrake Linux10.0*amd64*****
    2.3OSMandrakesoftMandrake Linux10.1*******
    2.3OSMandrakesoftMandrake Linux10.1*x86_64*****
    2.3OSRedhatFedora Corecore_2.0*******
    2.3OSRedhatFedora Corecore_3.0*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Redhat Fedora Core core_2.0, core_3.0
Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 10.0, 10.1
Kde Kde 3.2, 3.2.1, 3.2.2, 3.2.3, 3.3, 3.3.1, 3.3.2

References

NameSourceURLTags
20041129 Password Disclosure for SMB Shares in KDE's Konquerorhttp://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2004-11/1292.htmlFULLDISC
20041129 Password Disclosure for SMB Shares in KDE's Konquerorhttp://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=110178786809694&w=2BUGTRAQ
20041209 KDE Security Advisory: plain text password exposurehttp://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=110261063201488&w=2BUGTRAQ
13477http://secunia.com/advisories/13477SECUNIA
13486http://secunia.com/advisories/13486SECUNIA
13560http://secunia.com/advisories/13560SECUNIA
1012471http://securitytracker.com/id?1012471SECTRACK
P-051http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/p-051.shtmlCIAC
GLSA-200412-16http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200412-16.xmlGENTOO
VU#305294http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/305294CERT-VNThird Party Advisory US Government Resource
http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20041209-1.txthttp://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20041209-1.txtCONFIRM
MDKSA-2004:150http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:150MANDRAKE
12248http://www.osvdb.org/12248OSVDB
http://www.sec-consult.com/index.php?id=118http://www.sec-consult.com/index.php?id=118MISC
11866http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/11866BIDPatch Vendor Advisory
kde-smb-password-plaintext(18267)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/18267XF