The Debian initrd script for the cryptsetup package 2:1.7.3-2 and earlier allows physically proximate attackers to gain shell access via many log in attempts with an invalid password.
Published 2017-01-23 21:59:02
Updated 2017-01-26 02:59:02
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: BypassGain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-4484

0.11%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 42 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-4484

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.2
HIGH AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
3.9
10.0
NIST
6.8
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
0.9
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-4484

  • When an actor claims to have a given identity, the product does not prove or insufficiently proves that the claim is correct.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2016-4484

Products affected by CVE-2016-4484

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