#VU57155 Improper Restriction of Excessive Authentication Attempts


Published: 2021-10-08

Vulnerability identifier: #VU57155

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L/E:U/RL:U/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-38474

CWE-ID: CWE-307

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
IR615 Router
Hardware solutions / Routers & switches, VoIP, GSM, etc

Vendor: InHand Networks

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to the affected product has no account lockout policy configured for the login page of the product. A remote authenticated attacker can perform a brute-force attack and gain valid credentials for the product interface.

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

Vulnerable software versions

IR615 Router: 2.3.0.r4724 - 2.3.0.r4870


CPE

External links
http://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/icsa-21-280-05


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user 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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