Sierra Wireless GX, ES, and LS gateway devices running ALEOS versions 4.4.1 and earlier contain hard-coded credentials.
CWE-259: Use of Hard-coded Password - CVE-2015-2897
Sierra Wireless GX, ES, and LS gateways running ALEOS contain multiple hard-coded accounts with root privileges. These accounts are enabled by default and accessible by telnet or SSH in systems using ALEOS 4.3.4 or earlier. The accounts also exist and are enabled in versions 4.3.5 to 4.4.1, though remote access is disabled by default.
A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to gain full control of an affected device.
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This document was written by Joel Land.
|Date First Published:||2015-08-07|
|Date Last Updated:||2015-08-10 20:56 UTC|