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CuteFTP uses weak encryption to store password information in its tree.dat file.
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  • BUGTRAQ:20000105 CuteFTP saved password 'encryption' weakness
Date Entry Created
20000122 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 (20000125)
Votes (Legacy)
MODIFY(2) Baker, Frech
NOOP(1) Christey
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> XF:cuteftp-weak-encrypt(3910)
 Christey> BUGTRAQ:20010823 Re: Respondus v1.1.2 stores passwords using weak encryption
   This followup to a different thread mentions the sm.dat file
   for the site manager.
 Baker> The reference from the Bugtraq mentions the sm.dat uses better encryption, but doesn't really address the tree.dat file.

Proposed (Legacy)
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