Vulnerability CVE-2005-3316


Published: 2005-10-27   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
The installation of ON Symantec Discovery 4.5.x and Symantec Discovery 6.0 creates the (1) DiscoveryWeb and (2) DiscoveryRO database accounts with null passwords, which could allow attackers to gain privileges or prevent Discovery from running by setting another password.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
Symantec Discovery Web Accounts Null Password
vendor
25.10.2005

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.5/10
6.4/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Symantec -> Discovery 
Symantec -> On command discovery 

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15188
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015097
http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2005.10.24.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/17302
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/112

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