VDB-11067 · OSVDB 90734

Xerox WorkCentre up to 7774/M175 Default Account improper authentication

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A vulnerability was found in Xerox WorkCentre up to 7774/M175 (Printing Software). It has been classified as critical. This affects an unknown function of the component Default Account. The manipulation with the input value admin/1111 leads to a weak authentication vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-287. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was disclosed 02/27/2013 by Deral Heiland with Layered Defense Research as Hacking Xerox MFP Firmware Patch Process - percX at foofus.net as confirmed mailinglist post (Full-Disclosure). It is possible to read the advisory at seclists.org. The vendor was not involved in the public release. The mailinglist post contains:

Finally finished up my paper "Hacking Xerox MFP Firmware Patch Process". In this paper i discusses step by step process around how to gain root level access to high end Xerox MFP devices (…)
The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Technical details and a public exploit are known.

A public exploit has been developed by Deral Heiland and been published immediately after the advisory. It is declared as proof-of-concept. The exploit is shared for download at foofus.net.

It is possible to mitigate the problem by applying the configuration setting Change Password.

Further details are available at download.support.xerox.com.





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Class: Weak authentication
CWE: CWE-287
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
Author: Deral Heiland
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Config: Change Password


02/27/2013 🔍
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11/01/2013 +247 days 🔍
04/12/2019 +1988 days 🔍


Vendor: https://www.xerox.com/

Advisory: Hacking Xerox MFP Firmware Patch Process - percX at foofus.net
Researcher: Deral Heiland
Organization: Layered Defense Research
Status: Confirmed
OSVDB: 90734

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
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Created: 11/01/2013 03:12 PM
Updated: 04/12/2019 10:05 AM
Changes: (2) software_type vulnerability_cwe
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