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Password leak due to insecure default configuration

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Password leak due to insecure default configuration

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
06/22/2023
Created
06/23/2023
Added
06/22/2023
Modified
06/22/2023

Description

By default, the remote administration server does not use SSL. While the password transmitted on the wire is encrypted, the encryption key is hard-coded and users' passwords can be recovered from a packet captures.

Solution(s)

  • globalscape-eft-upgrade-to-8-1-0-16

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