CVE-2016-5638 Detail

Current Description

There are few web pages associated with the genie app on the Netgear WNDR4500 running firmware version V1.0.1.40_1.0.6877. Genie app adds some capabilities over the Web GUI and can be accessed even when you are away from home. A remote attacker can access genie_ping.htm or genie_ping2.htm or genie_ping3.htm page without authentication. Once accessed, the page will be redirected to the aCongratulations2.htma page, which reveals some sensitive information such as 2.4GHz & 5GHz Wireless Network Name (SSID) and Network Key (Password) in clear text.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://packetstormsecurity.com/files/140342/Netgear-DGN2200-DGND3700-WNDR4500-Information-Disclosure.html Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-319 Cleartext Transmission of Sensitive Information Reference acceptance level CERT/CC  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5638
NVD Published Date:
07/24/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019
Source:
MITRE