Re: Demarc Puresecure v1.6 - Plaintext password issue -
From: David Barroso (dbarroso_at_s21sec.com)
Date: Thu, 22 May 2003 12:06:33 +0200 To: "Ryan Purita" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
On Wed, 21 May 2003 12:17:57 -0700
"Ryan Purita" <email@example.com> wrote:
The file psd.conf should be owned by root and its mode 600. Only if a person gets root access in that box, she could read the password. Lots of applications relay on that, for instance, snort, which is used by Demarc PureSecure, stores the SQL password in plain text in snort.conf.