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Category:   Device (Storage)  >   Verbatim Corporate Secure Vendors:   Verbatim
Verbatim Corporate Secure USB Flash Drive Password Validation Flaw Lets Local Users Bypass Access Controls
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1023409
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-0227   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jan 8 2010
Original Entry Date:  Jan 7 2010
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Verbatim Corporate Secure flash drives. A local user can bypass access controls to access files on the target device.

A local user can modify a running version of the access control software to cause the password validation process to grant access to the local user. The local user can then obtain files on the target device.

The following versions are affected:

Verbatim Corporate Secure USB Flash Drive 1GB, 2GB, 4GB, 8GB
Verbatim Corporate Secure FIPS Edition USB Flash Drives 1GB, 2GB, 4GB, 8GB:

The original advisory is available at:[tt_news]=528&cHash=8d16fa63d9

Matthias Deeg and Sebastian Schreiber of SySS reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can bypass access controls to access files on the target flash drive.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

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