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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-0224

Original release date: 01/07/2010
Last revised: 03/26/2010


SanDisk Cruzer Enterprise 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.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1023408
External Source: MISC
Name: http://blogs.zdnet.com/hardware/?p=6655
External Source: XF
Name: sandisk-access-control-sec-bypass(55475)
External Source: MISC
Name: http://it.slashdot.org/story/10/01/05/1734242/
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.sandisk.com/business-solutions/enterprise/technical-support/security-bulletin-december-2009
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.syss.de/fileadmin/ressources/040_veroeffentlichungen/dokumente/SySS_knackt_SanDisk_USB-Stick.pdf
External Source: BID
Name: 37677
External Source: MISC
Name: https://www.ironkey.com/usb-flash-drive-flaw-exposed
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-0078
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.h-online.com/security/news/item/NIST-certified-USB-Flash-drives-with-hardware-encryption-cracked-895308.html
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.syss.de/index.php?id=108&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=528&cHash=8d16fa63d9

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