FreeSWITCH mod_event_socket Default Password Vulnerability

Published: 2019-12-05 09:10:43
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Detection Type:
Remote Vulnerability

Solution Type:
Mitigation

Summary:
FreeSWITCH mod_event_socket has a default password set.

Impact:
An attacker can use this password to e.g. execute commands via the sytstem api to compromise the host.

Detection Method:
Tries to authenticate and checks the response.

Recommendations:
Change the default password in event_socket.conf.xml.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-19492

References:

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/47698

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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