Bug 1286730 - (CVE-2015-8378) CVE-2015-8378 keepassx: passwords stored in plain text file when export is cancelled
CVE-2015-8378 keepassx: passwords stored in plain text file when export is ca...
Status: NEW
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
unspecified
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=moderate,public=20150708,repor...
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Depends On: 1286732 1286731
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Reported: 2015-11-30 10:43 EST by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2015-12-09 05:36 EST (History)
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Description Adam Mariš 2015-11-30 10:43:33 EST
It was found that XML export function in keepassx 0.4.3 creates hidden XML file containing user passwords in plaintext without warning, when the export is cancelled, which may go unnoticed by the user.

CVE request:

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2015/q4/404
Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2015-11-30 10:43:59 EST
Created keepassx tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1286731]
Affects: epel-all [bug 1286732]

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