CVE-ID

CVE-1999-1104

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
Windows 95 uses weak encryption for the password list (.pwl) file used when password caching is enabled, which allows local users to gain privileges by decrypting the passwords.
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Date Entry Created
20020309 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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