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Overview

Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-2008-3898
Last Modified 26 Aug 2009 01:15:06
Published 03 Sep 2008 10:12:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-3898

Summary

Secu Star DriveCrypt Plus Pack 3.9 stores pre-boot authentication passwords in the BIOS Keyboard buffer and does not clear this buffer before and after use, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by reading the physical memory locations associated with this buffer.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Secustar Drivecrypt Plus Pack 3.9


References

BID - 30818

BUGTRAQ - 20080825 [IVIZ-08-007] DriveCrypt Security Model bypass exploiting wrong BIOS API usage

MISC - http://www.ivizsecurity.com/security-advisory-iviz-sr-0807.html

MISC - http://www.ivizsecurity.com/research/preboot/preboot_whitepaper.pdf

MISC - http://www.ivizsecurity.com/preboot-patch.html

SREASON - 4213

SECUNIA - 31605


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:20