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CVE-2018-15557 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in the Quantenna WiFi Controller on Telus Actiontec WEB6000Q v1.1.02.22 devices. An attacker can statically set his/her IP to anything on the 169.254.1.0/24 subnet, and obtain root access by connecting to 169.254.1.2 port 23 with telnet/netcat.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/153262/Telus-Actiontec-WEB6000Q-Privilege-Escalation.html Exploit Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2019/Jun/2 Mailing List Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:actiontec:web6000q_firmware:1.1.02.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:actiontec:web6000q:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-15557
NVD Published Date:
06/27/2019
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019