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CVE-2018-9149 Detail

Current Description

The Zyxel Multy X (AC3000 Tri-Band WiFi System) device doesn't use a suitable mechanism to protect the UART. After an attacker dismantles the device and uses a USB-to-UART cable to connect the device, he can use the 1234 password for the root account to login to the system. Furthermore, an attacker can start the device's TELNET service as a backdoor.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://www.slideshare.net/secret/qrHwDOJ71eLg7f Exploit Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-798 Use of Hard-coded Credentials NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:zyxel:ac3000_firmware:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:zyxel:ac3000:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-9149
NVD Published Date:
04/01/2018
NVD Last Modified:
03/14/2019