CVE-ID

CVE-1999-1337

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
FTP client in Midnight Commander (mc) before 4.5.11 stores usernames and passwords for visited sites in plaintext in the world-readable history file, which allows other local users to gain privileges.
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Date Entry Created
20030402 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.
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