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Use of Hard-coded Credentials


Severity High
Score 9.8/10


Barco wePresent WiPG-1600W devices use Hard-coded Credentials (issue 2 of 2). Affected Version(s):,,, The Barco wePresent WiPG-1600W device has a hardcoded root password hash included in the firmware image. Exploiting CVE-2020-28329, CVE-2020-28330 and CVE-2020-28331 could potentially be used in a simple and automated exploit chain to go from unauthenticated remote attacker to root shell.

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CWE-798 - Use of Hard-coded Credentials

The software contains hard-coded credentials, such as a password or cryptographic key, which it uses for its own inbound authentication, outbound communication to external components, or encryption of internal data.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published