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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity Medium
Score 4.3/10


Dell Encryption (formerly Dell Data Protection | Encryption) v10.1.0 and earlier contain an information disclosure vulnerability. A malicious user with physical access to the machine could potentially exploit this vulnerability to access the unencrypted RegBack folder that contains back-ups of sensitive system files.

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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.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published