APC Switched Rack PDU unspecified security bypass

apcpdu-unspecified-security-bypass (38783) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

An unspecified error in APC Switched Rack PDUs (Power Distribution Units) could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using unknown attack vectors and gain unauthorized access to the system to control the distribution of power to the computer equipment.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7.5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 6.1
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Bypass Security

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Thu Nov 29 2007 - 08:41:38 CST: APC Management Vulnerability.
  • BID-26636: APC Switched Rack PDU Authentication Bypass Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-6226: The American Power Conversion (APC) AP7932 0u 30amp Switched Rack Power Distribution Unit (PDU), with rpdu 3.5.5 and aos 3.5.6, allows remote attackers to bypass authentication and obtain login access by making a login attempt while a different client is logged in, and then resubmitting the login attempt once the other client exits.
  • OSVDB ID: 44154: APC Switched Rack PDU Race Condition Remote Authentication Bypass
  • SECTRACK ID: 1019018: APC Switched Rack Power Distribution Units Grant Limited Access to Remote Users

Platforms Affected:

  • APC OAS 3.5.6
  • APC Rack Power Distribution Unit 3.5.5

Reported:

Nov 29, 2007

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