CVE-2024-22432

CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Jan 25, 2024
Updated: Feb 1, 2024
CWE ID 522
CWE ID 256

Summary

CVE-2024-22432 is a cyber vulnerability that affects Networker 19.9 and all prior versions. It involves the storage of plain-text passwords in temporary config files during backup operations in NMDA MySQL Database backups. This vulnerability can be exploited by an attacker with low privilege access to the Networker Client system, potentially leading to the disclosure of configured MySQL Database user credentials. The exposed credentials could then be used to gain unauthorized access to the vulnerable application database with the compromised account's privileges. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as MEDIUM, with a base score of 6.5 out of 10, and a high impact on confidentiality. Remediation measures should focus on securing the temporary config files and implementing secure password storage practices.

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