CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2021-28498

Insufficiently Protected Credentials

Published: Sep 09, 2021 | Modified: Jun 30, 2023
CVSS 3.x
7.8
HIGH
Source:
NVD
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVSS 2.x
7.2 HIGH
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

In Aristas MOS (Metamako Operating System) software which is supported on the 7130 product line, user enable passwords set in clear text could result in unprivileged users getting complete access to the systems. This issue affects: Arista Metamako Operating System MOS-0.13 and post releases in the MOS-0.1x train MOS-0.26.6 and prior releases in the MOS-0.2x train MOS-0.31.1 and prior releases in the MOS-0.3x 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
Metamako_operating_system Arista 0.10.0 0.13.0
Metamako_operating_system Arista 0.26.0 *
Metamako_operating_system Arista 0.31.0 *

Potential Mitigations

References