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CVE-2017-14116 Detail

Current Description

The AT&T U-verse 9.2.2h0d83 firmware for the Arris NVG599 device, when IP Passthrough mode is not used, configures WAN access to a caserver https service with the tech account and an empty password, which allows remote attackers to obtain root privileges by establishing a session on port 49955 and then installing new software, such as BusyBox with "nc -l" support.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/03/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.1 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 2.2


Attack Vector (AV): Network
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: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100585 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://threatpost.com/bugs-in-arris-modems-distributed-by-att-vulnerable-to-trivial-attacks/127753/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.nomotion.net/blog/sharknatto/ Exploit Mitigation Technical Description Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Use of Hard-coded Credentials (CWE-798)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1
AND
OR
cpe:/o:att:u-verse_firmware:9.2.2h0d83
OR
cpe:/h:arris:nvg599:-

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-14116
NVD Published Date:
09/03/2017
NVD Last Modified:
09/13/2017