#VU47320 Use of hard-coded credentials


Published: 2020-07-13 | Updated: 2020-10-05

Vulnerability identifier: #VU47320

Vulnerability 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]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-10988

CWE-ID: CWE-798

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
AC15 AC1900
Hardware solutions / Routers & switches, VoIP, GSM, etc

Vendor: Shenzhen Tenda Technology Co.,Ltd.

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 in the "tenda_login" binary. A remote unauthenticated attacker can access the affected system using the hard-coded credentials and start a telnetd service on the device.

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

AC15 AC1900: 15.03.05.19

CPE

External links
http://blog.securityevaluators.com/tenda-ac1900-vulnerabilities-discovered-and-exploited-e8e26aa0bc68
http://www.ise.io/research/


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.


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