Vulnerability CVE-2021-36285


Published: 2021-09-28   Modified: 2021-09-29

Description:
Dell BIOS contains an Improper Restriction of Excessive Authentication Attempts vulnerability. A local authenticated malicious administrator could exploit this vulnerability to bypass excessive NVMe password attempt mitigations in order to carry out a brute force attack.

Type:

CWE-307

(Improper Restriction of Excessive Authentication Attempts)

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

 References:
https://www.dell.com/support/kbdoc/000191495/

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