Public Date:
CWE-522 -> CWE-532
911121: CVE-2013-4217 wimax (OSAL crypt module): By setting encrypted password writes unencrypted passwords to log files

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The OSAL_Crypt_SetEncryptedPassword function in InfraStack/OSDependent/Linux/OSAL/Services/wimax_osal_crypt_services.c in the OSAL crypt module in the Intel WiMAX Network Service through 1.5.2 for Intel Wireless WiMAX Connection 2400 devices logs a cleartext password during certain attempts to set a password, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by reading a log file.

Find out more about CVE-2013-4217 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 3.3
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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This issue was found by Florian Weimer of Red Hat Product Security Team.