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Insecure Default Initialization of Resource

CVE-2018-10989

Severity Low
Score 3.5/10

Summary

Arris Touchstone Telephony Gateway TG1682G 9.1.103J6 devices are distributed by some ISPs with a default password of "password" for the admin account that is used over an unencrypted http://192.168.0.1 connection, which might allow remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions by leveraging access to the local network. NOTE: one or more user's guides distributed by ISPs state "At a minimum, you should set a login password."

  • MEDIUM
  • NETWORK
  • SINGLE
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • NONE

CWE-1188 - Insecure Default Initialization of Resource

The software initializes or sets a resource with a default that is intended to be changed by the administrator, but the default is not secure.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published