CVSS 3.1 Score 7.9 of 10 (high)


Published Jan 30, 2024
Updated: Feb 6, 2024
CWE ID 276


CVE-2024-21840 is an Incorrect Default Permissions vulnerability found in Hitachi Storage Plug-in for VMware vCenter. This vulnerability allows local users to read and write specific files. The affected versions of the product range from 04.0.0 through 04.9.2. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as HIGH, with a base score of 7.9 according to CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:L/A:L vector string. The potential danger it poses to an organization includes a confidentiality impact of HIGH and an integrity impact of LOW, indicating that unauthorized users may be able to access sensitive information stored within the affected files. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations should update their Hitachi Storage Plug-in for VMware vCenter to a version that is not affected by this issue.

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