MikroTik Winbox up to 3.22 Configuration File settings.cfg.viw Credentials information disclosure

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in MikroTik Winbox up to 3.22. This issue affects an unknown function of the file settings.cfg.viw of the component Configuration File. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability (Credentials). Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-260. Impacted is confidentiality. The summary by CVE is:

MikroTik WinBox 3.22 and below stores the user's cleartext password in the settings.cfg.viw configuration file when the Keep Password field is set and no Master Password is set. Keep Password is set by default and, by default Master Password is not set. An attacker with access to the configuration file can extract a username and password to gain access to the router.

The weakness was shared 04/15/2020. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2020-5721 since 01/06/2020. Attacking locally is a requirement. The successful exploitation requires a simple authentication. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit.

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

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Name: Credentials
Class: Information disclosure / Credentials
CWE: CWE-260
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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01/06/2020 CVE assigned
04/15/2020 +100 days Advisory disclosed
04/16/2020 +1 days VulDB entry created
04/16/2020 +0 days VulDB last update

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CVE: CVE-2020-5721 (🔒)

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Created: 04/16/2020 02:35 PM
Updated: 04/16/2020 02:40 PM
Changes: (17) vulnerability_cwe vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_au vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ci vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ii vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ai vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_pr vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_ui vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_s vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_c vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_i vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_a source_cve_assigned source_cve_nvd_summary
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