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Use of Hard-coded Credentials


Severity High
Score 9.8/10


IBM XIV Storage System 2810-A14 and 2812-A14 devices before level 10.2.4.e-2 and 2810-114 and 2812-114 devices before level 11.1.1 have hardcoded passwords for unspecified accounts, which allows remote attackers to gain user access via unknown vectors. IBM X-Force ID: 75041.

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CWE-798 - Use of Hard-coded Credentials

The software contains hard-coded credentials, such as a password or cryptographic key, which it uses for its own inbound authentication, outbound communication to external components, or encryption of internal data.


Advisory Timeline

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