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Insecure Default Initialization of Resource


Severity High
Score 9.8/10


An issue was discovered on Tenda AC15 devices. A remote, unauthenticated attacker can make a request to /goform/telnet, creating a telnetd service on the device. This service is password protected; however, several default accounts exist on the device that are root accounts, which can be used to log in.

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  • HIGH
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  • HIGH
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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.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published