Array Networks vxAG/xAPV Authentication Bypass Vulnerabilities

Published: 2014-03-20 06:43:13

CVSS Base Vector:

This host is running Array Networks vxAG/xAPV and is prone to authentication bypass vulnerabilities.

Detection Method:
Send a default SSH credentials and check whether it is possible to login to the target machine

Technical Details:
Multiple flaws are due to - The program using insecure world writable permissions for the '/ca/bin/' file. - The 'mfg' account has a password of 'mfg' and the 'sync' account has a password of 'click1', which is publicly known and documented. - If a remote attacker has explicit knowledge of the SSH keys they can potentially gain privileged access to the device.

Successful exploitation will allow attacker to gain unauthorized root access to affected devices and completely compromise the devices.

Affected Versions:
Array Networks vxAG and vAPV appliances.

No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.

Solution Type:
Vendor will not fix

Detection Type:
Remote Vulnerability

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