Attackers can bypass the web login authentication process to gain access to the printers system information and upload malicious drivers to the printer. As for the affected productsmodelsversions, see the reference URL.


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

CWE: CWE-288

  • toshiba printer
  • toshiba printer


CVSS version: 3.1 Base score: 8.8
Base severity: HIGH Vector: AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Exploitability score: 2.8 Impact score: 5.9

Can you explain the CVE description?

This CVE description is for a vulnerability with the identifier CVE-2024-3496. The vulnerability allows attackers to bypass the web login authentication process on a printer, gaining access to the system information and enabling them to upload malicious drivers to the printer. This could potentially lead to further compromise of the printer and the network it is connected to. The CVSS score for this vulnerability is 8.8, indicating a high severity level. The vulnerability is associated with CWE-288, which is related to authentication bypass issues. The affected products/models/versions are not specified in the description but can be found in the reference URLs provided. The status of this vulnerability is EARLY_WARNING, and it was published on June 14, 2024, with the last modified date also being the same. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as HIGH, with a CVSS vector indicating that the attack complexity is low, privilege requirements are none, user interaction is not required, scope is unchanged, and the impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability is high. There are several reference URLs provided for more information about this vulnerability, including the Japan Vulnerability Notes and Toshibas official information page and PDF document. The exploitability score for this vulnerability is 2.8, and the impact score is 5.9. 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. Attacker identifies a vulnerable printer with the CVE-2024-3496 vulnerability. 2. Attacker sends specially crafted requests to bypass the web login authentication process. 3. Attacker gains unauthorized access to the printers system information. 4. Attacker uploads malicious drivers to the printer, potentially compromising the device. 5. Attacker leverages the compromised printer to launch further attacks within the network or exfiltrate sensitive data. By mapping out these steps and potential actions within an attack tree, security professionals can better understand the potential impact of the CVE-2024-3496 vulnerability and take appropriate measures to mitigate the risk.

Generated on: 2024-07-01