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CVE-2019-15745 Detail

Current Description

The Eques elf smart plug and the mobile app use a hardcoded AES 256 bit key to encrypt the commands and responses between the device and the app. The communication happens over UDP port 27431. An attacker on the local network can use the same key to encrypt and send commands to discover all smart plugs in a network, take over control of a device, and perform actions such as turning it on and off.

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CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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
https://github.com/iamckn/eques Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://www.ckn.io/blog/2019/08/27/exploiting-the-eques-elf-smart-plug-part-four/ Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://www.ckn.io/blog/2019/08/27/exploiting-the-eques-elf-smart-plug-part-one/ Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://www.ckn.io/blog/2019/08/27/exploiting-the-eques-elf-smart-plug-part-three/ Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://www.ckn.io/blog/2019/08/27/exploiting-the-eques-elf-smart-plug-part-two/ Exploit  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-798 Use of Hard-coded Credentials cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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