83460 : ELS Screen to Screen Authorization File Removal Authentication Bypass
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
1999-07-29

Description

ELS Screen to Screen contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure. This issue is triggered due to password information being stored in the "Authorization" file. When the file is deleted the username is reset to "Administrator" and the password is reset to "admin." This issues may allow a local attacker to bypass authentication.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Other
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Solution Unknown
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Uncoordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Authentication Required

Solution

OSVDB is not aware of a solution for this vulnerability.

Products

ELS
Screen to Screen
1.0

References

  • Exploit Database: 19437
  • Bugtraq ID: 551
  • Related OSVDB ID: 83461

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