CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2019-16204

Insertion of Sensitive Information into Log File

Published: Feb 05, 2020 | Modified: Jan 01, 2022
CVSS 3.x
7.5
HIGH
Source:
NVD
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
CVSS 2.x
5 MEDIUM
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

Brocade Fabric OS Versions before v7.4.2f, v8.2.2a, v8.1.2j and v8.2.1d could expose external passwords, common secrets or authentication keys used between the switch and an external server.

Weakness

Information written to log files can be of a sensitive nature and give valuable guidance to an attacker or expose sensitive user information.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Fabric_operating_system Broadcom * *
Fabric_operating_system Broadcom 8.1.2 *
Fabric_operating_system Broadcom 8.2.1 *
Fabric_operating_system Broadcom 8.2.2 *

Extended Description

While logging all information may be helpful during development stages, it is important that logging levels be set appropriately before a product ships so that sensitive user data and system information are not accidentally exposed to potential attackers. Different log files may be produced and stored for:

Potential Mitigations

References