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Loadbalancer.org Enterprise VA 7.5.2 Static SSH Key

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Gain a shell remotely

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

10.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

8 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Loadbalancer.org Enterprise VA 7.5.2 contains a default SSH private key

Insight

Insight

Loadbalancer.org Enterprise VA versions 7.5.2 and below come with a static public and private key installed for their appliances. When the keys are regenerated, it fails to remove the public key from the authorized_keys2 file, allowing anyone to use the private default key for access.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Loadbalancer.org Enterprise VA versions 7.5.2 and below

Detection Method

Detection Method

Try to login as root using the known static private key.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to version 7.5.3 or newer.