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CVE-2018-12240 Detail

Current Description

The Norton Identity Safe product prior to 5.3.0.976 may be susceptible to a privilege escalation issue via a hard coded IV, which is a type of vulnerability that can potentially increase the likelihood of encrypted data being recovered without adequate credentials.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.9 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105146 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://support.symantec.com/en_US/article.SYMSA1460.html Mitigation Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-798 Use of Hard-coded Credentials NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:symantec:norton_identity_safe:*:*:*:*:*:android:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
5.3.0.976


Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-12240
NVD Published Date:
08/29/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019