Samsung DVR Authentication Bypass

Published: 2013-08-21 12:27:11
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:

Detection Type:
Remote Vulnerability

This vulnerability allows remote unauthenticated users to: - Get/set/delete username/password of local users (/cgi-bin/setup_user) - Get/set DVR/Camera general configuration - Get info about the device/storage - Get/set the NTP server - Get/set many other settings.

Detection Method:
Check if /cgi-bin/setup_user is accessible without authentication.

Technical Details:
In most of the CGIs on the Samsung DVR, the session check is made in a wrong way, that allows to access protected pages simply putting an arbitrary cookie into the HTTP request.

Ask the Vendor for an update.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

The remote Samsung DVR is prone to an Authentication Bypass.

Affected Versions:
Samsung DVR with firmware version <= 1.10.

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

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