CVE-2017-13718 Detail

Current Description

The HTTP API supported by Starry Station (aka Starry Router) allows brute forcing the PIN setup by the user on the device, and this allows an attacker to change the Wi-Fi settings and PIN, as well as port forward and expose any internal device's port to the Internet. It was identified that the device uses custom Python code called "rodman" that allows the mobile appication to interact with the device. The APIs that are a part of this rodman Python file allow the mobile application to interact with the device using a secret, which is a uuid4 based session identifier generated by the device the first time it is set up. However, in some cases, these APIs can also use a security code. This security code is nothing but the PIN number set by the user to interact with the device when using the touch interface on the router. This allows an attacker on the Internet to interact with the router's HTTP interface when a user navigates to the attacker's website, and brute force the credentials. Also, since the device's server sets the Access-Control-Allow-Origin header to "*", an attacker can easily interact with the JSON payload returned by the device and steal sensitive information about the device.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  8.0 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/153240/Starry-Router-Camera-PIN-Brute-Force-CORS-Incorrect.html Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://github.com/ethanhunnt/IoT_vulnerabilities/blob/master/Starry_sec_issues.pdf Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Jun/8 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-254 7PK - Security Features cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-13718
NVD Published Date:
06/10/2019
NVD Last Modified:
06/11/2019
Source:
MITRE