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Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-2002-2122
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:32:23
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



Pointsec before 1.2 for PalmOS stores a user's PIN number in memory in plaintext, which allows a local attacker who steals an unlocked Palm to retrieve the PIN by dumping memory.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Pointsec Mobile Technologies Pointsec 1.0


BID - 4681

XF - pointsec-palmos-plaintext-pin(9021)

BUGTRAQ - 20020507 KPMG-2002018: Pointsec for PalmOS PIN disclosure

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:37:37