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CVE-2012-4736 Detail

Current Description

The Device Encryption Client component in Sophos SafeGuard Enterprise 6.0, when a volume-based encryption policy is enabled in conjunction with a user-defined key, does not properly block use of exFAT USB flash drives, which makes it easier for local users to bypass intended access restrictions and copy sensitive information to a drive via multiple removal and reattach operations.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/29/2012      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-4736
Original release date:
08/29/2012
Last revised:
08/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
3.3 LOW
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
4.9
Exploitability Subscore:
3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.sophos.com/support/knowledgebase/1376/1380/114138.aspx Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.sophos.com/support/knowledgebase/1376/1380/114138.aspx
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/78580 External Source XF sge-exfat-usbflash-security-bypass(78580)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:sophos:safeguard_enterprise:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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