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CVE-2010-0221 Detail

Current Description

Kingston DataTraveler BlackBox (DTBB), DataTraveler Secure Privacy Edition (DTSP), and DataTraveler Elite Privacy Edition (DTEP) USB flash drives validate passwords with a program running on the host computer rather than the device hardware, which allows physically proximate attackers to access the cleartext drive contents via a modified program.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blogs.zdnet.com/hardware/?p=6655
http://it.slashdot.org/story/10/01/05/1734242/
http://news.zdnet.co.uk/security/0,1000000189,39963327,00.htm
http://securitytracker.com/id?1023410
http://www.h-online.com/security/news/item/NIST-certified-USB-Flash-drives-with-hardware-encryption-cracked-895308.html
http://www.kingston.com/driveupdate/ Exploit
http://www.syss.de/fileadmin/ressources/040_veroeffentlichungen/dokumente/SySS_knackt_Kingston_USB-Stick.pdf
http://www.syss.de/index.php?id=108&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=528&cHash=8d16fa63d9
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0080 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/55477
https://www.ironkey.com/usb-flash-drive-flaw-exposed

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:h:kingston:datatraveler_blackbox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:kingston:datatraveler_elite:*:*:privacy:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:kingston:datatraveler_secure:*:*:privacy:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-0221
NVD Published Date:
01/07/2010
NVD Last Modified:
08/13/2018