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CVE-2018-9233 Detail

Current Description

Sophos Endpoint Protection 10.7 uses an unsalted SHA-1 hash for password storage in %PROGRAMDATA%\Sophos\Sophos Anti-Virus\Config\machine.xml, which makes it easier for attackers to determine a cleartext password, and subsequently choose unsafe malware settings, via rainbow tables or other approaches.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://hyp3rlinx.altervista.org/advisories/SOPHOS-ENDPOINT-PROTECTION-CONTROL-PANEL-v10.7-INSECURE-CRYPTO-CVE-2018-9233.txt Exploit Third Party Advisory
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2018/Apr/7 Exploit Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/44411/ Exploit Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-916 Use of Password Hash With Insufficient Computational Effort NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:sophos:endpoint_protection:10.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-9233
NVD Published Date:
04/05/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019