#VU57163 Weak password requirements


Published: 2021-10-08

Vulnerability identifier: #VU57163

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-2021-38462

CWE-ID: CWE-521

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 perform brute-force attack and guess the password.

The vulnerability exists due to weak password requirements. A remote attacker can enumerate passwords and impersonate other application users and perform operations on their behalf.

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 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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