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Insufficiently Protected Credentials


Severity Medium
Score 6.5/10


Dell EMC PowerConnect 8024, 7000, M6348, M6220, M8024 and M8024-K running firmware versions prior to contain a plain-text password storage vulnerability. TACACS\Radius credentials are stored in plain text in the system settings menu. An authenticated malicious user with access to the system settings menu may obtain the exposed password to use it in further attacks.

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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