Use of hard-coded credentials in Advantech BB-ESWGP506-2SFP-T



Published: 2021-02-24
Risk High
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2021-22667
CWE ID CWE-798
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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BB-ESWGP506-2SFP-T
Hardware solutions / Routers & switches, VoIP, GSM, etc

Vendor Advantech Co., Ltd

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one high risk vulnerability.

1) Use of hard-coded credentials

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:U/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-22667

CWE-ID: CWE-798 - Use of Hard-coded Credentials

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain full access to vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to presence of hard-coded credentials in application code. A remote unauthenticated attacker can access the affected system using the hard-coded credentials.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

BB-ESWGP506-2SFP-T: 1.01.09

CPE External links

https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/icsa-21-054-02

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected device in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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