Vulnerability CVE-2008-3902


Published: 2008-09-03   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
HP firmware 68DTT F.0D stores pre-boot authentication passwords in the BIOS Keyboard buffer and does not clear this buffer after use, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by reading the physical memory locations associated with this buffer, aka SSRT080104.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Low
Hewlett-Packard BIOS Plain Text Password Disclosure
iViZ Security Ad...
05.09.2008

Type:

CWE-200

(Information Exposure)

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
2.1/10
2.9/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
None
Affected software
HP -> 68dtt 

 References:
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4214
http://www.ivizsecurity.com/preboot-patch.html
http://www.ivizsecurity.com/research/preboot/preboot_whitepaper.pdf
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/495800/100/0/threaded

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