#VU11871 Cleartext transmission of sensitive information


Published: 2018-04-18

Vulnerability identifier: #VU11871

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 6.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:P/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2017-12123

CWE-ID: CWE-319

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Moxa EDR-810
Server applications / SCADA systems

Vendor: Moxa

Description
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

The weakness exists in the web server and telnet functionality due to clear text transmission of password. A remote attacker can look at network traffic to get the admin password for the device, use the credentials to login as admin and gain access to potentially sensitive information.

Mitigation
Update to version 4.2.

Vulnerable software versions

Moxa EDR-810: 4.1


CPE

External links
http://www.talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2017-0475


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

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

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.


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