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Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-2002-2143
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:32:26
Published 31 Dec 2002 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



The admin.html file in MySimple News 1.0 stores its administrative password in plaintext, which allows remote attackers to gain unauthorized access to the web server by viewing the source of admin.html.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Mysimplenews 1.0


BID - 5866

BUGTRAQ - 20021002 MySimpleNews (PHP)

XF - mysimplenews-admin-plaintext-password(10298)

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:37:38