The affected product uses a hard-coded blowfish key for encryption/decryption processes. The key can be easily extracted from binaries.
Published 2021-10-22 12:15:08
Updated 2022-10-27 16:28:04
Source ICS-CERT
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2021-38461

0.08%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 32 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2021-38461

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.4
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
10.0
4.9
NIST
8.2
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:H/A:N
3.9
4.2
ICS-CERT
8.2
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:H/A:N
3.9
4.2
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2021-38461

  • The use of a hard-coded cryptographic key significantly increases the possibility that encrypted data may be recovered.
    Assigned by: ics-cert@hq.dhs.gov (Secondary)
  • The product contains hard-coded credentials, such as a password or cryptographic key, which it uses for its own inbound authentication, outbound communication to external components, or encryption of internal data.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2021-38461

Products affected by CVE-2021-38461

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