The sessions are stored in clear-text logs. An attacker can retrieve authentication sessions. A remote attacker can retrieve the credentials and bypass the authentication mechanism. As for the affected productsmodelsversions, see the reference URL.


Assigner: ecc0f906-8666-484c-bcf8-c3b7520a72f0

CWE: CWE-532

  • toshibatec product version


CVSS version: 3.1 Base score: 6.8
Base severity: MEDIUM Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:L/A:N
Exploitability score: 2.5 Impact score: 4.2

Can you explain the CVE description?

This CVE description is for CVE-2024-27157, which has a CVSS score of 6.8, indicating a medium severity vulnerability. The vulnerability involves the storage of sessions in clear-text logs, allowing an attacker to retrieve authentication sessions. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to retrieve credentials and bypass the authentication mechanism. The CWE associated with this vulnerability is CWE-532. The affected products/models/versions are not specified in the description but can be found in the reference URLs provided. The vulnerability was published on June 14, 2024, and is currently in the EARLY_WARNING status. The exploitability score is 2.5, and the impact score is 4.2. There are three reference URLs provided for further information on the vulnerability, including the Japan Vulnerability Notes (JVN) website and documents from the vendor Toshiba Tec. The CVSS vector for this vulnerability is AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:L/A:N. The assigner of this CVE is identified as ecc0f906-8666-484c-bcf8-c3b7520a72f0.

How can this vulnerability be part of an attack tree?

This vulnerability can be part of an attack tree by being one of the initial steps in a larger attack. For example, an attacker could exploit the vulnerability of sessions being stored in clear-text logs to retrieve authentication sessions. With this information, the attacker could then proceed to retrieve credentials and bypass the authentication mechanism. This could lead to unauthorized access to sensitive information or systems, potentially causing further damage or enabling additional attacks. By including this vulnerability in an attack tree, security analysts can better understand the potential impact and plan appropriate mitigation strategies.

Generated on: 2024-07-05