Netscape Administration Server /admin-serv/config/admpw Admin Password Disclosure

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Synopsis :

The remote service is vulnerable to an information disclosure flaw.

Description :

The file /admin-serv/config/admpw is readable.

This file contains the encrypted password for the Netscape
administration server. Although it is encrypted, an attacker may
attempt to crack it by brute force.

Solution :

Remove read access permissions for this file and/or stop the Netscape
administration server.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:ND)

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 10468 ()

Bugtraq ID: 1579

CVE ID: