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Insufficiently Protected Credentials


Severity Medium
Score 4.4/10


Insufficient key protection vulnerability in silicon reference firmware for Intel(R) Pentium(R) Processor J Series, Intel(R) Pentium(R) Processor N Series, Intel(R) Celeron(R) J Series, Intel(R) Celeron(R) N Series, Intel(R) Atom(R) Processor A Series, Intel(R) Atom(R) Processor E3900 Series, Intel(R) Pentium(R) Processor Silver Series may allow a privileged user to potentially enable denial of service via local access.

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CWE-522 - Insufficiently Protected Credentials

The product transmits or stores authentication credentials, but it uses an insecure method that is susceptible to unauthorized interception and/or retrieval.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published