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LG-Nortel ELO GS24M Switch contains multiple vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Note VU#523027

Original Release Date: 2012-03-21 | Last Revised: 2012-03-28


The LG-Nortel ELO GS24M switch web management interface contains multiple vulnerabilities including; authentication bypass (CWE-592) and information exposure (CWE-200).


The LG-Nortel ELO GS24M switch web management interface authentication can be bypassed by accessing URL's for configuration web pages directly. Web pages exist that can download the current device configuration that also includes credentials in cleartext.


A remote unauthenticated attacker may be able to operate and configure the device with the permissions of an administrator.


This product is considered end-of-life by the vendor and is no longer supported. Please consider the following workaround:

Restrict Access

Implement appropriate firewall rules to only allow trusted sources to access the web management interface of the device.

Vendor Information


LG-Ericsson Affected

Notified:  March 19, 2012 Updated: March 20, 2012



Vendor Statement

We have not received a statement from the vendor.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

CVSS Metrics

Group Score Vector
Base 8.3 AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Temporal 7.5 E:H/RL:U/RC:UC
Environmental 7.5 CDP:ND/TD:ND/CR:ND/IR:ND/AR:ND



Thanks to Christopher Campbell for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Jared Allar.

Other Information

CVE IDs: None
Severity Metric: 1.54
Date Public: 2012-03-21
Date First Published: 2012-03-21
Date Last Updated: 2012-03-28 12:16 UTC
Document Revision: 16

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