Motorola SURFBoard cable modem passwd directory traversal

motorola-surfboard-psswd-directory-traversal (59113) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Motorola SURFBoard cable modem could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system. An attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the modem containing "dot dot" sequences (/../) to retrieve the /etc/passwd file from the device.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 4.8
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

No remedy available as of April 1, 2014.

References:

  • Motorola Ultrabroadband Solutions Web page: Motorola Ultrabroadband Solutions.
  • Offensive Security Exploit Database [06-03-2010]: Motorola SURFBoard Cable Modem Directory Traversal .
  • BID-40550: Motorola SBV6120E SURFboard Digital Voice Modem Directory Traversal Vulnerability
  • CVE-2010-2307: Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities in the web server for Motorola SURFBoard cable modem SBV6120E running firmware SBV6X2X-1.0.0.5-SCM-02-SHPC allow remote attackers to read arbitrary files via (1) // (multiple leading slash), (2) ../ (dot dot) sequences, and encoded dot dot sequences in a URL request.
  • OSVDB ID: 65249: Motorola SURFBoard SBV6120E URI Traversal Arbitrary File Access
  • SA40054: Motorola SURFBoard SBV6120E Directory Traversal Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Motorola SBV6120E SURFboard Digital Voice Modem SBV6X2X-1.0.0.5-SCM

Reported:

Jun 03, 2010

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