Improper Authentication

Affecting cryptsetup package, versions *

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Overview

The Debian initrd script for the cryptsetup package 2:1.7.3-2 and earlier allows physically proximate attackers to gain shell access via many log in attempts with an invalid password.

References

CVSS Score

6.8
medium severity
  • Attack Vector
    Physical
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE
CVE-2016-4484
CWE
CWE-287
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN8-CRYPTSETUP-310720
Disclosed
23 Jan, 2017
Published
23 Jan, 2017