Driver Distributor up to Password inadequate encryption

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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in Driver Distributor up to (Hardware Driver Software). This vulnerability affects an unknown part of the component Password Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a inadequate encryption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-326. The software stores or transmits sensitive data using an encryption scheme that is theoretically sound, but is not strong enough for the level of protection required. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality. CVE summarizes:

Driver Distributor v2.2.3.1 and earlier contains a vulnerability where passwords are stored in a recoverable format. If an attacker obtains a configuration file of Driver Distributor, the encrypted administrator's credentials may be decrypted.

The weakness was disclosed 02/13/2023. The advisory is available at This vulnerability was named CVE-2022-43460 since 12/09/2022. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 03/10/2023). This vulnerability is assigned to T1600 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

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




CPE 2.3info

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.6
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.6

VulDB Base Score: 3.7
VulDB Temp Score: 3.7
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Class: Inadequate encryption
CWE: CWE-326 / CWE-310
ATT&CK: T1600

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: no mitigation known
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12/09/2022 CVE reserved
02/13/2023 +66 days Advisory disclosed
02/13/2023 +0 days VulDB entry created
03/10/2023 +25 days VulDB last update


Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2022-43460 (🔒)


Created: 02/13/2023 09:58 AM
Updated: 03/10/2023 08:43 PM
Changes: 02/13/2023 09:58 AM (38), 03/10/2023 08:43 PM (11)
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