ZTE F460 / F660 Cable Modems web_shell_cmd.gch Administrative Backdoor

critical Nessus Plugin ID 73104


The remote device has a backdoor that allows administrative commands to be executed without authentication.


Nessus was able to access the 'web_shell_cmd.gch' script on the device, which is a backdoor that allows administrative commands to be run on the device without authentication.


There are no known vendor updates for this issue. As a workaround, delete the backdoor script on the device.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 73104

File Name: zte_web_shell_cmd.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: remote

Family: Backdoors

Published: 3/19/2014

Updated: 11/26/2019

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/h:zte:f660, cpe:/h:zte:f460

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploited by Nessus: true

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/3/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-2321

BID: 65962

CERT: 600724