CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2008-7272

Cleartext Storage of Sensitive Information

Published: Nov 08, 2019 | Modified: Feb 10, 2020
CVSS 3.x
7.5
HIGH
Source:
NVD
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
CVSS 2.x
5 MEDIUM
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

FireGPG before 0.6 handle user’s passphrase and decrypted cleartext insecurely by writing pre-encrypted cleartext and the user’s passphrase to disk which may result in the compromise of secure communication or a users’s private key.

Weakness

The application stores sensitive information in cleartext within a resource that might be accessible to another control sphere.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Firegpg Getfiregpg * *

References