It appears that some hardcoded keys are used for authentication to internal API. Knowing these private keys may allow attackers to bypass authentication and reach administrative interfaces. As for the affected productsmodelsversions, see the reference URL.


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

CWE: CWE-798

  • toshiba product version


CVSS version: 3.1 Base score: 7.1
Base severity: HIGH Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N
Exploitability score: 2.5 Impact score: 4.0

Can you explain the CVE description?

This CVE description is for a vulnerability with the identifier CVE-2024-27168. The vulnerability involves the use of hardcoded keys for authentication to an internal API. If attackers are able to obtain these private keys, they may be able to bypass authentication and access administrative interfaces. The CVSS score for this vulnerability is 7.1, indicating a high severity level. The affected products, models, and 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 CWE associated with this vulnerability is CWE-798. The base severity is rated as HIGH. The vector CVSS provides additional details on the attack complexity, privileges required, user interaction, scope, confidentiality impact, integrity impact, and availability impact. The exploitability score is 2.5 and the impact score is 4.0. 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 including steps such as: 1. Identify the hardcoded keys used for authentication to the internal API. 2. Obtain knowledge of these private keys through various means such as reverse engineering, social engineering, or exploiting other vulnerabilities. 3. Use the obtained private keys to bypass authentication and gain unauthorized access to administrative interfaces. 4. Carry out malicious activities such as data theft, manipulation, or disruption on the affected systems. 5. Potentially escalate privileges or pivot to other systems within the network using the compromised administrative access. By mapping out these steps and potential actions, an attacker can create an attack tree to visualize the different paths and outcomes that could result from exploiting this vulnerability.

Generated on: 2024-07-05