DameWare NT Utilities Authentication Credentials Persistence Weakness

Low Nessus Plugin ID 18117


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


According to its version number, the copy of DameWare NT Utilities installed on the remote host allows a local user to recover authentication credentials because it stores sensitive information such as username, password, remote user, and remote hostname in memory as plaintext.


Upgrade to DameWare NT Utilities 3.80 / 4.9 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 18117

File Name: dameware_nt_utilities_credential_exposure.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.18 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2005/04/22

Modified: 2016/10/10

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 2.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:U/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:dameware_development:dameware_nt_utilities

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/04/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1166

BID: 13200

OSVDB: 15275