CVSS 3.1 Score 4.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Feb 1, 2024
Updated: Feb 7, 2024
CWE ID 328
CWE ID 327


CVE-2024-1040 is a vulnerability that affects the Gessler GmbH WEB-MASTER user account, as it is stored using a weak hashing algorithm. This allows attackers to restore passwords by breaking the hashes stored on the device. The vulnerability has a risk score of 5 and a base severity of MEDIUM. It requires high privileges to exploit and has no user interaction required. The attack vector is local, and the confidentiality impact is high. The vulnerability does not have an availability impact. Remediation for this vulnerability should involve updating the hashing algorithm used for storing passwords in order to ensure stronger security measures are in place.

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