CVE-2020-5721 Detail

Current Description

MikroTik WinBox 3.22 and below stores the user's cleartext password in the settings.cfg.viw configuration file when the Keep Password field is set and no Master Password is set. Keep Password is set by default and, by default Master Password is not set. An attacker with access to the configuration file can extract a username and password to gain access to the router.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://www.tenable.com/security/research/tra-2020-23 Exploit  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-522 Insufficiently Protected Credentials cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-260 Password in Configuration File Reference acceptance level Tenable Network Security, Inc.  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-5721
NVD Published Date:
04/15/2020
NVD Last Modified:
04/28/2020
Source:
MITRE