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Research > Zero-Day Tracker > 20131127 (2)

D-Link DAP 1522 Hardcoded Telnet Credentials

Date Disclosed:
11/27/2013

Date Patched:
No patch available.

Vendor:
D-Link

Affected Software:
D-Link DAP 1522 firmware and possibly other versions

Description:
The default configuration of the device permits logging into it via the telnet service with hardcoded credentials.

Severity:
High

Code Execution:
Yes, after successful login.

Impact:

Security Bypass
This vulnerability allows an attacker to bypass certain security restrictions on the system, allowing the attacker to gain unauthorized access to the system.

Mitigation:
Disable telnet on affected devices. If telnet is required, block public access to the port used by the telnet service.

Protection:
BeyondTrust's Retina® Network Security Scanner scans devices to detect for this vulnerability.

  • 31711 - D-Link DAP 1522 Hardcoded Telnet Credentials (Zero-Day)

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Status:
2013-11-27: Original Disclosure

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