Crestron AM-100/AM-101 Configuration File hard-coded credentials
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A vulnerability was found in Crestron AM-100 and AM-101. It has been classified as critical. Affected is an unknown code block of the component Configuration File Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a weak authentication vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-798. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:
Crestron AM-100 with firmware 220.127.116.11 and AM-101 with firmware 18.104.22.168 stores usernames, passwords, and other configuration options in the file generated via the "export configuration" feature. The configuration file is encrypted using the awenc binary. The same binary can be used to decrypt any configuration file since all the encryption logic is hard coded. A local attacker can use this vulnerability to gain access to devices username and passwords.
The bug was discovered 05/01/2019. The weakness was released 04/30/2019. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2019-3938 since 01/03/2019. Local access is required to approach this attack. The requirement for exploitation is a authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1110.001 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.
The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 13484 (Crestron AM-100 and AM-101 Multiple Vulnerabilities).
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.
- Crestron AM-100 22.214.171.124
- Crestron AM-101 126.96.36.199
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ExploitingClass: Weak authentication
Status: Not defined
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CountermeasuresRecommended: no mitigation known
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CVE: CVE-2019-3938 (🔍)
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EntryCreated: 05/01/2019 02:10 PM
Updated: 06/05/2020 12:11 PM
Changes: (1) vulnerability_discoverydate
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