2021-21591 | Dell EMC Unity/Unity XT/UnityVSA cleartext storage
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A vulnerability has been found in Dell EMC Unity, Unity XT and UnityVSA and classified as problematic. This vulnerability affects an unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a weak encryption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-312. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality. CVE summarizes:
Dell EMC Unity, Unity XT, and UnityVSA versions prior to 220.127.116.11.5.394 contain a plain-text password storage vulnerability. A local malicious user with high privileges may use the exposed password to gain access with the privileges of the compromised user.
The weakness was disclosed 07/12/2021. The advisory is shared for download at dell.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2021-21591 since 01/04/2021. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. The successful exploitation needs a single authentication. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 07/15/2021). The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1555.
Upgrading to version 18.104.22.168.5.394 eliminates this vulnerability.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.1
Status: Not defined
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