Description

Attackers can then execute malicious files by enabling certain services of the printer via the web configuration page and elevate its privileges to root. As for the affected productsmodelsversions, see the reference URL.

Classification

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

CWE: CWE-250

Links
CPEs
  • toshiba printer

CVSS

CVSS version: 3.1 Base score: 7.8
Base severity: HIGH Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Exploitability score: 1.8 Impact score: 5.9

Can you explain the CVE description?

This Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) description is for CVE-2024-3498, which has a CVSS base score of 7.8, indicating a high severity vulnerability. The vulnerability allows attackers to execute malicious files by enabling certain services of the printer via the web configuration page and elevate its privileges to root. 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 still in the EARLY_WARNING status. The CWE associated with this vulnerability is CWE-250. The CVSS vector for this vulnerability is AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H, indicating that the vulnerability requires local access, low complexity to exploit, requires low privileges, has no user interaction, scope is unchanged, and has high confidentiality, integrity, and availability impact. There are multiple reference URLs provided for more information on this vulnerability, including links to JVN and Toshibas official information page and PDF. The exploitability score is 1.8, 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. Identify printers with the specific vulnerability (CVE-2024-3498) by scanning the network or conducting reconnaissance. 2. Access the web configuration page of the vulnerable printer by exploiting the vulnerability. 3. Enable certain services on the printer to execute malicious files. 4. Elevate privileges to root on the printer to gain full control. 5. Use the compromised printer to launch further attacks within the network or exfiltrate sensitive data. By following these steps, an attacker can leverage the CVE-2024-3498 vulnerability to compromise the printer and potentially escalate their access within the network.


Generated on: 2024-07-01