CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2021-20162

Cleartext Storage of Sensitive Information

Published: Dec 30, 2021 | Modified: Jan 07, 2022
CVSS 3.x
4.9
MEDIUM
Source:
NVD
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
CVSS 2.x
4 MEDIUM
AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

Trendnet AC2600 TEW-827DRU version 2.08B01 stores credentials in plaintext. Usernames and passwords are stored in plaintext in the config files on the device. For example, /etc/config/cameo contains the admin password in plaintext.

Weakness

The application stores sensitive information in cleartext within a resource that might be accessible to another control sphere.

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