CVE-ID

CVE-2000-0789

• CVSS Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings • CPE Information
Description
WinU 5.x and earlier uses weak encryption to store its configuration password, which allows local users to decrypt the password and gain privileges.
References
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Assigning CNA
MITRE Corporation
Date Entry Created
20000919 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (20000921)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(1) Williams
MODIFY(2) Baker, Frech
NOOP(3) Christey, Cole, Wall
REVIEWING(1) Levy
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> XF:winu-backdoor(5376)
 Christey> ADDREF BID:1741
   ADDREF URL:http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1741
 Baker> Since there are apparently two different methods of weak encryption, perhaps the description should read " ... used weak encryption methods.."

Proposed (Legacy)
20000921
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