Vulnerability CVE-2016-1984


Published: 2016-01-22

Description:
The setUpSubtleUserAccount function in /bin/bw on Harman AMX devices before 2016-01-20 has a hardcoded password for the 1MB@tMaN account, which makes it easier for remote attackers to obtain access via a (1) SSH or (2) HTTP session, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-8362.

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
10/10
10/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Harman -> Amx firmware 

 References:
https://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/992624
http://www.amx.com/techcenter/NXSecurityBrief/
http://www.amx.com/techcenter/firmware.asp?Category=Hot%20Fix%20Files
https://www.sec-consult.com/fxdata/seccons/prod/temedia/advisories_txt/20160121-0_AMX_Deliberately_hidden_backdoor_account_v10.txt
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2016/Jan/63
http://blog.sec-consult.com/2016/01/deliberately-hidden-backdoor-account-in.html

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