CVE-2021-35033

high

Description

A vulnerability in specific versions of Zyxel NBG6818, NBG7815, WSQ20, WSQ50, WSQ60, and WSR30 firmware with pre-configured password management could allow an attacker to obtain root access of the device, if the local attacker dismantles the device and uses a USB-to-UART cable to connect the device, or if the remote assistance feature had been enabled by an authenticated user.

References

https://www.zyxel.com/support/Zyxel_security_advisory_for_pre-configured_password_management_vulnerability_of_home_routers_and_WiFi_systems.shtml

https://www.tenable.com/security/research/tra-2022-06

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2021-11-23

Updated: 2022-10-27

Type: CWE-287

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.9

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH