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CVE-2018-15766 Detail

Current Description

On install, Dell Encryption versions prior 10.0.1 and Dell Endpoint Security Suite Enterprise versions prior 2.0.1 will overwrite and manually set the "Minimum Password Length" group policy object to a value of 1 on that device. This allows for users to bypass any existing policy for password length and potentially create insecure password on their device. This value is defined during the installation of the "Encryption Management Agent" or "EMAgent" application. There are no other known values modified.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
https://www.dell.com/support/article/us/en/04/sln313561/dell-encryption-and-dell-endpoint-security-suite-enterprise-security-policy-overwrite-vulnerability?lang=en Mitigation Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:dell:encryption:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
10.0.1
 cpe:2.3:a:dell:endpoint_security_suite_enterprise:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
2.0.1


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-15766
NVD Published Date:
10/11/2018
NVD Last Modified:
01/17/2019