CVE-2016-1984 Details

CVE-2016-1984

Published: 2016-01-22
Last Modified: 2016-12-06
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database
CVE Assigner: cve@mitre.org
Summary

The setUpSubtleUserAccount function in /bin/bw on Harman AMX devices before 2016-01-20 has a hardcoded password for the 1MB@tMaN account, which makes it easier for remote attackers to obtain access via a (1) SSH or (2) HTTP session, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-8362.

Analysis
Common Vulnerability Score System v2.0
Severity High
Base Score 10/10
Exploit Score 10/10
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Impact Score 10/10
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Vector String AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Common Vulnerability Score System v3.1
Severity Critical
Base Score 9.8/10
Exploit Score 3.9/10
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
Impact Score 5.9/10
Confidentiality Impact High
Availability Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Scope Unchanged
User Interaction None
Vector String CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Products Reported
CPE Vulnerable Start Excluding
cpe:2.3:o:harman:amx_firmware:1.2.322:*:*:*:*:*:*:* Yes - -
cpe:2.3:o:harman:amx_firmware:1.3.100:*:*:*:*:*:*:* Yes - -
References

http://blog.sec-consult.com/2016/01/deliberately-hidden-backdoor-account-in.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2016/Jan/63
http://www.amx.com/techcenter/firmware.asp?Category=Hot%20Fix%20Files
http://www.amx.com/techcenter/NXSecurityBrief/
https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/ICSA-16-049-02
https://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/992624
https://www.sec-consult.com/fxdata/seccons/prod/temedia/advisories_txt/20160121-0_AMX_Deliberately_hidden_backdoor_account_v10.txt

CVE ID
CVE-2016-1984
Published
2016-01-22
Modified
2016-12-06
CVSSv2.0
High
CVSSv3.1
Critical
PCI Compliance
Fail
US-CERT Alert
No
CWE
CWE-255

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