CVE-2014-4040CVE-2014-4040

Affected configuration(s):

cpe:/a:powerpc-utils_project:powerpc-utils:1.2.20

Date published: 2014-06-17T11:55:06.317-04:00

Date last modified: 2015-03-11T21:59:41.690-04:00

CVSS Score: 5.0

Principal attack vector: NETWORK

Complexity:  LOW

Reference URL: http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/06/17/1

Summary: snap in powerpc-utils 1.2.20 produces an archive with fstab and yaboot.conf files potentially containing cleartext passwords, and lacks a warning about reviewing this archive to detect included passwords, which might allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information by leveraging access to a technical-support data stream.

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