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Seagate Central Remote Root Security Bypass Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

FTP

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 Wont Fix

Created

Created

7 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Seagate Central by default has a passwordless root account (and no option to change it).

Detection Method

Detection Method

Login into the remote FTP as root without password.

Solution

Solution

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.