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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-1999-1073
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:18:39
Published 30 Nov 1998 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-1999-1073

Summary

Excite for Web Servers (EWS) 1.1 records the first two characters of a plaintext password in the beginning of the encrypted password, which makes it easier for an attacker to guess passwords via a brute force or dictionary attack.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Excite Ews 1.1


References

BUGTRAQ - 19981130 Security bugs in Excite for Web Servers 1.1


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:16