Huawei MT882 password type weak security

huawei-password-type-weak-security (54528) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

Huawei MT882 could provide weaker than expected security, caused by the use of an autocomplete feature on the rpwizPppoe.htm page. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain access to the device if previous login credentials have been stored.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 1.9
  Access Vector: Local
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 1.8
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • Huawei Web site: Huawei MT882.
  • Offensive Security Exploit Database [12-03-2009]: Huawei MT882 Modem/Router Multiple Vulnerabilities .
  • BID-37194: Huawei MT882 Cross Site Scripting and Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2009-4197: rpwizPppoe.htm in Huawei MT882 V100R002B020 ARG-T running firmware 3.7.9.98 contains a form that does not disable the autocomplete setting for the password parameter, which makes it easier for local users or physically proximate attackers to obtain the password from web browsers that support autocomplete.
  • OSVDB ID: 60666: Huawei MT882 rpwizPppoe.htm Password Parameter Autocomplete Weakness
  • SA37568: Huawei MT882 Multiple Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Huawei MT882

Reported:

Dec 03, 2009

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