CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2021-28496

Insufficiently Protected Credentials

Published: Oct 21, 2021 | Modified: Jul 30, 2022
CVSS 3.x
6.5
MEDIUM
Source:
NVD
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
CVSS 2.x
4 MEDIUM
AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

On systems running Arista EOS and CloudEOS with the affected release version, when using shared secret profiles the password configured for use by BiDirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD) will be leaked when displaying output over eAPI or other JSON outputs to other authenticated users on the device. The affected EOS Versions are: all releases in 4.22.x train, 4.23.9 and below releases in the 4.23.x train, 4.24.7 and below releases in the 4.24.x train, 4.25.4 and below releases in the 4.25.x train, 4.26.1 and below releases in the 4.26.x train

Weakness

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

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Eos Arista 4.22 4.22.7m
Eos Arista 4.23 *
Eos Arista 4.24 *
Eos Arista 4.25 *
Eos Arista 4.26 *

Potential Mitigations

References