Dell Wyse Password Encoder Hard-Coded Cryptographic Key || DCSV2018-0023 || PSRC-5836 || CVE-2018-15781


Dell Wyse Password Encoder and ThinLinux2 have been updated to address a security vulnerability that could potentially be exploited by malicious users to compromise the affected system.


The Dell Wyse Password Encoder in ThinLinux2 versions prior to contain a Hard-coded Cryptographic Key vulnerability. An unauthenticated remote attacker could reverse engineer the cryptographic system used in the Dell Wyse Password Encoder to discover the hard coded private key and decrypt locally stored cipher text.


The following Dell ThinLinux2 release contains a resolution to the vulnerability:
Dell ThinLinux2 versions and later

Dell recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity. For more information, refer to Dell