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CVE-2021-45732 Detail

Current Description

Netgear Nighthawk R6700 version 1.0.4.120 makes use of a hardcoded credential. It does not appear that normal users are intended to be able to manipulate configuration backups due to the fact that they are encrypted/obfuscated. By extracting the configuration using readily available public tools, a user can reconfigure settings not intended to be manipulated, repackage the configuration, and restore a backup causing these settings to be changed.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://www.tenable.com/security/research/tra-2021-57 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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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-45732
NVD Published Date:
12/30/2021
NVD Last Modified:
01/11/2022
Source:
Tenable Network Security, Inc.