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iTrack Easy contains multiple vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Note VU#974055

Original Release Date: 2016-10-25 | Last Revised: 2016-10-25


iTrack Easy contains multiple vulnerabilities including sensitive information exposure and missing authentication.


CWE-200: Information Exposure - CVE-2016-6542

The iTrack device tracking ID number is the device's BLE MAC address. It can be obtained by being in range of the device.

CWE-799: Improper Control of Interaction Frequency - CVE-2016-6543
A captured MAC/device ID can be registered under multiple user accounts allowing access to getgps GPS data, which can allow unauthenticated parties to track the device.

CWE-306: Missing Authentication for Critical Function - CVE-2016-6544
getgps data can be modified without authentication by setting the data using the parametercmd:setothergps. This vulnerability can be exploited to alter the GPS data of a lost device.

CWE-613: Insufficient Session Expiration - CVE-2016-6545
Session cookies are not used for maintaining valid sessions. The user's password is passed as a POST parameter over HTTPS using a base64 encoded passwd field on every request.

CWE-313: Cleartext Storage in a File or on Disk - CVE-2016-6546
The iTrack Easy mobile application stores the account password used to authenticate to the cloud API in base64-encoding in the cache.db file. The base64 encoding format is considered equivalent to cleartext.

The CVSS Score below represents CVE-2016-6544


These vulnerabilities may allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to track a user's location without their consent.


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

Use with caution

Until the vendor supplies a patch, the user should practice caution as to where these devices are used.

Vendor Information

Affected   Unknown   Unaffected


Notified:  September 13, 2016 Updated:  October 25, 2016



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 5.8 AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:--
Temporal 5.8 E:ND/RL:ND/RC:ND
Environmental 1.4 CDP:ND/TD:L/CR:ND/IR:ND/AR:ND



Thanks to Deral Heiland and Adam Compton of Rapid7, Inc. for reporting this vulnera bility.

This document was written by Trent Novelly.

Other Information

CVE IDs: CVE-2016-6542, CVE-2016-6543, CVE-2016-6544, CVE-2016-6545, CVE-2016-6546
Date Public: 2016-10-25
Date First Published: 2016-10-25
Date Last Updated: 2016-10-25 15:13 UTC
Document Revision: 21

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