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Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-2002-1676
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:31:14
Published 31 Dec 2002 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



BindView NetInventory 1.0, when used with NetRC 1.0, allows local users to read sensitive information (passwords) by deleting the HOSTCFG._NI file and forcing an audit, which rewrites the HOSTCFG._NI to HOSTCFG.INI and stores the passwords in cleartext until the audit is complete.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Bindview Netinventory 1.0

  • Bindview Netrc 1.0


XF - bindview-netinventory-plaintext-password(7992)

BID - 3957

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:37:26