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Arris Touchstone cable modem information leakage vulnerabiliity

Vulnerability Note VU#855836

Original Release Date: 2014-09-04 | Last Revised: 2014-09-04

Overview

Arris Touchstone DG950A cable modem enables SNMP public access by default.

Description

CWE-200 - Information Exposure

The Arris Touchstone DG950A cable modem running software version 7.10.131 was found to expose sensitive information such as passwords, ssids, and wifi keys via the SNMP public community string. Other versions may also be affected by this vulnerability.

Impact

A remote unauthenticated attacker may be able to retrieve passwords, ssids, and other sensitive information about the device.

Solution

The CERT/CC is currently unaware of a practical solution to this problem.

Vendor Information

855836
 
Affected   Unknown   Unaffected

ARRIS

Notified:  July 23, 2014 Updated:  August 15, 2014

Status

  Affected

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

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


CVSS Metrics

Group Score Vector
Base 5.0 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Temporal 4.5 E:F/RL:U/RC:UR
Environmental 3.4 CDP:ND/TD:M/CR:ND/IR:ND/AR:ND

References

Credit

Thanks to Deral Heiland of Rapid7, Inc. for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Chris King.

Other Information

CVE IDs: CVE-2014-4863
Date Public: 2014-08-21
Date First Published: 2014-09-04
Date Last Updated: 2014-09-04 14:25 UTC
Document Revision: 11

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