NVIDIA BMC cleartext storage

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A vulnerability was found in NVIDIA BMC (the affected version is unknown). It has been declared as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cleartext storage vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-312. The product stores sensitive information in cleartext within a resource that might be accessible to another control sphere. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality. The summary by CVE is:

NVIDIA BMC stores user passwords in an obfuscated form in a database accessible by the host. This may lead to a credentials exposure.

The weakness was disclosed 01/13/2023. The advisory is shared at nvidia.custhelp.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2022-42284 since 10/03/2022. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1555 for this issue.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The entries VDB-218247, VDB-218248, VDB-218249 and VDB-218250 are pretty similar.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
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Class: Cleartext storage
CWE: CWE-312 / CWE-310

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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10/03/2022 🔍
01/13/2023 +102 days 🔍
01/13/2023 +0 days 🔍
02/05/2023 +23 days 🔍


Vendor: nvidia.com

Advisory: nvidia.custhelp.com
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-42284 (🔍)
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Created: 01/13/2023 10:07 AM
Updated: 02/05/2023 04:24 PM
Changes: 01/13/2023 10:07 AM (46), 02/05/2023 04:24 PM (11)
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