Adobe Contribute Publishing Server Administrator Password Local Disclosure

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains an application that is affected by an
information disclosure vulnerability.

Description :

Adobe Contribute Publishing Server, a web publishing management
application, is installed on the remote Windows host.

The version of Contribute Publishing Server on the remote host logged
a copy of the password specified for the administrator as part of the
installation process. A local user may be able to leverage this flaw
to gain administrative access to the affected application and
potentially other resources.

See also :

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb06-15.html

Solution :

Change the application's administrator password and remove the
installation log as described in the vendor advisory referenced above.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:W/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 22540 (adobe_cps_password_disclosure.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 20439

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5199

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