Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 925-1] kedpm security update)

Published: 2018-01-16 23:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Affected Versions:
kedpm on Debian Linux

Recommendations:
For Debian 7 'Wheezy', the master password disclosure issue has been fixed in version 0.5.0-4+deb7u1. The entries issues has not been fixed as it requires a rearchitecture of the software. We recommend that you upgrade your kedpm Linux Distribution Packages. Note that kedpm has been removed from the upcoming Debian release ('stretch') and you should migrate to another password manager as kedpm was abandoned.

Summary:
An information disclosure vulnerability was found in kedpm, a password manager compatible with the figaro password manager file format. The history file can reveal the master password if it is provided on the commandline. The name of entries created or read in the password manager are also exposed in the history file.

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-8296

References:

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/04/msg00045.html

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0
Published
2018-01-16
Modified
2019-03-18
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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