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Secunia Security Advisory 12685

Secunia Security Advisory 12685
Posted Oct 13, 2004
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A security issue has been reported in proxytunnel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain knowledge of sensitive information.

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Secunia Security Advisory 12685

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TITLE:
proxytunnel Username and Password Disclosure

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA12685

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/12685/

CRITICAL:
Less critical

IMPACT:
Exposure of sensitive information

WHERE:
Local system

SOFTWARE:
proxytunnel 1.x
http://secunia.com/product/3983/

DESCRIPTION:
A security issue has been reported in proxytunnel, which can be
exploited by malicious, local users to gain knowledge of sensitive
information.

The problem is that the username and password for the proxy is passed
insecurely.

SOLUTION:
The issue has been fixed in version 1.2.0.
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=39840

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Reported by vendor.

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
everybody keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
http://secunia.com/secunia_security_advisories/

Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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