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CVE-2017-8837 Detail

Current Description

Cleartext password storage exists on Peplink Balance 305, 380, 580, 710, 1350, and 2500 devices with firmware before fw-b305hw2_380hw6_580hw2_710hw3_1350hw2_2500-7.0.1-build2093. The files in question are /etc/waipass and /etc/roapass. In case one of these devices is compromised, the attacker can gain access to passwords and abuse them to compromise further systems.

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://seclists.org/bugtraq/2017/Jun/1 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/42130/
https://www.x41-dsec.de/lab/advisories/x41-2017-005-peplink/ Patch Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-522 Insufficiently Protected Credentials NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:peplink:b305hw2_firmware:7.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:peplink:balance_305:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:peplink:380hw6_firmware:7.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:peplink:balance_380:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:peplink:580hw2_firmware:7.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:peplink:balance_580:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:peplink:710hw3_firmware:7.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:peplink:balance_710:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 5 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:peplink:1350hw2_firmware:7.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:peplink:balance_1350:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 6 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:peplink:2500_firmware:7.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:peplink:balance_2500:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-8837
NVD Published Date:
06/05/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019