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CVE-2020-8497 Scanner

Detects 'Information Disclosure' vulnerability in Artica Pandora FMS affects v. through 7.42.


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Artica Pandora FMS is a network monitoring system that offers a complete solution for managing complex infrastructures. It can be used by businesses, organizations, and enterprises to monitor and manage networks, servers, applications, and virtual environments. The system provides useful dashboards, alerts, and reports for network performance, capacity planning, and security.

Recently, a vulnerability was detected in Artica Pandora FMS, identified as CVE-2020-8497. This vulnerability allows any unauthenticated user to read the chat history, which is stored in the JSON format. The chat history contains sensitive information such as user names, user IDs, private messages, and timestamps. This vulnerability can be easily exploited by anyone, as it requires no special access or knowledge.

Exploiting this vulnerability can have serious consequences for network security. An attacker can use the information collected from the chat logs to identify unpatched systems, misconfigured networks, or vulnerable applications. This can lead to further exploitation of the system, data exfiltration, or even system compromise. Also, the privacy of the users can be at risk if any confidential information is disclosed in the chat logs.

Finally, it is worth noting that pro features of the platform can help detect vulnerabilities in digital assets quickly and easily. With this platform, users can analyze their systems and networks to detect vulnerabilities, misconfigurations, and compliance issues. By using such advanced tools, organizations can strengthen their security posture and protect their systems from potential threats.



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