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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-5159

An issue was discovered on Phoenix Contact mGuard devices that have been updated to Version 8.4.0. When updating an mGuard device to Version 8.4.0 via the update-upload facility, the update will succeed, but it will reset the password of the admin user to its default value.
Publish Date : 2017-02-13 Last Update Date : 2021-08-31
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 99

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-5159

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Phoenixcontact Mguard Firmware 8.4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Phoenixcontact Mguard Firmware 1

- References For CVE-2017-5159

https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/ICSA-17-017-01
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95648
BID 95648 Phoenix Contact mGuard CVE-2017-5159 Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2017-01-23

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-5159

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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