Starry Station Webserver Access-Control-Allow-Origin credentials management

CVSS Meta Temp Score
CVSS is a standardized scoring system to determine possibilities of attacks. The Temp Score considers temporal factors like disclosure, exploit and countermeasures. The unique Meta Score calculates the average score of different sources to provide a normalized scoring system.
Current Exploit Price (≈)
Our analysts are monitoring exploit markets and are in contact with vulnerability brokers. The range indicates the observed or calculated exploit price to be seen on exploit markets. A good indicator to understand the monetary effort required for and the popularity of an attack.
CTI Interest Score
Our Cyber Threat Intelligence team is monitoring different web sites, mailing lists, exploit markets and social media networks. The CTI Interest Score identifies the interest of attackers and the security community for this specific vulnerability in real-time. A high score indicates an elevated risk to be targeted for this vulnerability.

A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in Starry Station (the affected version unknown). Affected by this issue is an unknown part of the component Webserver. The manipulation of the argument Access-Control-Allow-Origin as part of a Header leads to a credentials management vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-255. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Starry Station (aka Starry Router) sets the Access-Control-Allow-Origin header to "*". This allows any hosted file on any domain to make calls to the device's webserver and brute force the credentials and pull any information that is stored on the device. In this case, a user's Wi-Fi credentials are stored in clear text on the device and can be pulled easily.

The weakness was shared 06/11/2019 as not defined mailinglist post (Bugtraq). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2017-13717 since 08/28/2017. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1552.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The entries 136204, 136205, 136206 and 136207 are related to this item.




CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.5

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.3
VulDB Vector: 🔍
VulDB Reliability: 🔍

NVD Base Score: 8.8
NVD Vector: 🔍



VulDB Base Score: 🔍
VulDB Temp Score: 🔍
VulDB Reliability: 🔍

NVD Base Score: 🔍


Class: Credentials management
CWE: CWE-255
ATT&CK: T1552

Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: 🔍
Status: Not defined

EPSS Score: 🔍
EPSS Percentile: 🔍

Price Prediction: 🔍
Current Price Estimation: 🔍


Threat Intelligenceinfo

Interest: 🔍
Active Actors: 🔍
Active APT Groups: 🔍


Recommended: no mitigation known
Status: 🔍

0-Day Time: 🔍


08/28/2017 🔍
06/11/2019 +652 days 🔍
06/11/2019 +0 days 🔍
10/03/2023 +1575 days 🔍


Advisory: 153240
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2017-13717 (🔍)
See also: 🔍


Created: 06/11/2019 06:56 AM
Updated: 10/03/2023 08:50 AM
Changes: 06/11/2019 06:56 AM (41), 06/21/2020 04:55 PM (17), 10/03/2023 08:50 AM (3)
Complete: 🔍


No comments yet. Languages: en.

Please log in to comment.

Do you need the next level of professionalism?

Upgrade your account now!