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It is possible to log on the remote device with a default password.
The remote Linksys device accepts hard-coded default credentials
(Gemtek / gemtekswd) on a debug page.
An attacker can run arbitrary commands on this device using this
This flaw is known to affect two firmware versions :
- Linksys WAP54Gv3 3.4.3.(US)
- Linksys WAP54Gv3 3.5.3.(Europe)
See also :
This debug account cannot be disabled. Contact the vendor and ask
about a firmware upgrade.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 9.5
Public Exploit Available : true
Nessus Plugin ID: 49646 (linksys_debug_gemtek.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 40648
CVE ID: CVE-2010-1573
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