Intellian Satellite TV t-Series and v-Series firmware contains insecure default credentials
Original Release date: 20 Oct 2016 | Last revised: 20 Oct 2016

Overview
Intellian Satellite TV antennas t-Series and v-Series, firmware version 1.07, uses default credentials.

Description

CWE-255: Credentials Management CVE-2016-6551
Intellian Satellite TV antennas t-Series and v-Series, firmware version 1.07, uses non-random default credentials of: ftp/ftp or intellian:12345678.

A remote network attacker can gain elevated access to a vulnerable device.

Impact

A remote attacker can take control of a device using default credentials.

Solution

The CERT/CC is currently unaware of a practical solution to this problem.

Restrict access and use strong passwordsAs a general good security practice, only allow trusted hosts to connect to the device. Use of strong, unique passwords can help reduce the efficacy of brute force password guessing attacks.

Vendor Information (Learn More)
Vendor
Status
Date Notified
Date Updated
Intellian Technologies, Inc.
Unknown

11 Oct 2016
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CVSS Metrics (Learn More)
Group
Score
Vector
Base
4.4
AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Temporal
4.0
E:F/RL:W/RC:ND
Environmental
3.0
CDP:N/TD:M/CR:ND/IR:ND/AR:ND

References

Credit
Thanks to Ory Segal and Ezra Caltum for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Trent Novelly.

Other Information
CVE IDs: CVE-2016-6551
Date Public: 20 Oct 2016
Date First Published: 20 Oct 2016
Date Last Updated: 20 Oct 2016
Document Revision: 15

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