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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor

CVE-2017-6284

Severity Medium
Score 5.5/10

Summary

NVIDIA Security Engine contains a vulnerability in the Deterministic Random Bit Generator (DRBG) where the DRBG does not properly initialize and store or transmits sensitive data using a weakened encryption scheme that is unable to protect sensitive data which may lead to information disclosure.This issue is rated as moderate.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • NONE

CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published