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CVE-2016-5333 Detail

Current Description

VMware Photos OS OVA 1.0 before 2016-08-14 has a default SSH public key in an authorized_keys file, which allows remote attackers to obtain SSH access by leveraging knowledge of the private key.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92474
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036628
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/08/16/vmware_shipped_public_key_with_its_photon_osforcontainers/ Press/Media Coverage
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2016-0012.html Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-798 Use of Hard-coded Credentials NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:vmware:photon_os:*:2016-08-14:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.0


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5333
NVD Published Date:
08/30/2016
NVD Last Modified:
08/15/2017