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CVE-2016-8716 Detail

Current Description

An exploitable Cleartext Transmission of Password vulnerability exists in the Web Application functionality of Moxa AWK-3131A Wireless Access Point running firmware 1.1. The Change Password functionality of the Web Application transmits the password in cleartext. An attacker capable of intercepting this traffic is able to obtain valid credentials.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:A/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.6


Attack Vector (AV): Adjacent
Attack Complexity (AC): High
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.3 LOW
Vector: (AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 6.5


Access Vector (AV): Local_Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.talosintelligence.com/reports/TALOS-2016-0230 Exploit Mitigation Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Weak Password Recovery Mechanism for Forgotten Password (CWE-640)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:moxa:awk-3131a_firmware:1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:moxa:awk-3131a:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-8716
NVD Published Date:
04/12/2017
NVD Last Modified:
04/20/2017