Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2014 04:46:01 -0400 (EDT) From: cve-assign@...re.org To: kseifried@...hat.com Cc: cve-assign@...re.org, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: FreeNAS default blank password -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 > My understanding is default/blank admin credentials now == CVE There isn't a precise rule of this type. For example, there may be situations in which the blank credentials can only be entered over a trusted interface (for some definition of "trusted" that is consistent with the vendor's security policy and otherwise reasonable for the product's context). > So an attacker can easily race the admin to the WebGUI, set a new > password Similarly, "race the admin to the WebGUI" situations don't always qualify for CVE IDs. There are many products in which the full functionality of install.php is available to the first client who visits install.php. A product can have a design constraint that installation must not require the person to have any ability to use a command line (or other non-browser method) for any part of the initial product setup. This design constraint was historically reasonable for some types of shared web hosting, for example. For this FreeNAS case, the blank password seems unreasonable because -- the requirement for a reboot implies that the product is not intended for use in constrained scenarios such as shared web hosting -- the web interface exposes a root shell. This is quite different from a case where use of install.php has a consequence limited to "the machine ends up with a web application that wasn't supposed to be there, and maybe some disk consumption or other minor resource consumption." Use CVE-2014-5334. - -- CVE assignment team, MITRE CVE Numbering Authority M/S M300 202 Burlington Road, Bedford, MA 01730 USA [ PGP key available through http://cve.mitre.org/cve/request_id.html ] -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.14 (SunOS) iQEcBAEBAgAGBQJT8w43AAoJEKllVAevmvms7TMH/3OLAq98z/Vd1WH9/RLD2iPe WmHVg1RVCL45cVnbnZ8VGyHxbnJmGv1FsTVSBuKs58/y5NZEUdZvpcGMS6lf3JGm 8u03oK6eJ9WCPF6v/b++ezr373pJjZhYcpH0IgL37dvItIAx5dZKqmyYgwTbivWG 1R0sy+4vj+kqZ8c1udDtUEMfEsVuWq1iR//J8CDyLTWjf93WAThZUa2PXJE8RDNK vQjGIaruqa89eEap8SPJkdtRSo3mQoykFa6A7fqStsd/76kEA1M45f1Q9g2zavuo V2Q7xjJIUPrlWv4J+n6b4rEEJWLeAPconuOSnPHfJpijkfdo1Nyi3dQxWtyu7a4= =e9C0 -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
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