Cisco Network Building Mediator (NBM) default credentials

cisco-nbn-default-credentials (58893) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


Cisco Network Building Mediator (NBM) contains default credentials for multiple accounts. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain administrative access to the device.


Base Score: 10
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
Temporal Score: 7.4
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed


Gain Access


Refer to cisco-sa-20100526-mediator for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.


  • cisco-sa-20100526-mediator: Multiple Vulnerabilities in Cisco Network Building Mediator.
  • BID-40380: Cisco Network Building Mediator Default Credentials Authentication Bypass Vulnerability
  • CVE-2010-0595: Cisco Mediator Framework 1.5.1 before, 2.2 before, and 3.0 before 3.0.9.release.1 on the Cisco Network Building Mediator NBM-2400 and NBM-4800 and the Richards-Zeta Mediator 2500 has a default password for the administrative user account and unspecified other accounts, which makes it easier for remote attackers to obtain privileged access, aka Bug ID CSCtb83495.
  • OSVDB ID: 65277: Cisco Network Building Mediator Multiple Default Credentials
  • SA39904: Cisco Network Building Mediator Products Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1024027: Cisco Network Building Mediator Lets Remote Users Login and Remote Authenticated Users Gain Elevated Privileges
  • US-CERT VU#757804: Cisco Network Building Mediator products contain multiple vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Cisco Network Building Mediator 1.5
  • Cisco Network Building Mediator 2.2
  • Cisco Network Building Mediator 3.0


May 26, 2010

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