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KL-001-2015-007 : Seagate GoFlex Satellite Remote Telnet Default Password Dec 18 2015 09:21PM
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KL-001-2015-007 : Seagate GoFlex Satellite Remote Telnet Default Password

Title: Seagate GoFlex Satellite Remote Telnet Default Password
Advisory ID: KL-001-2015-007
Publication Date: 2015.12.18
Publication URL: https://www.korelogic.com/Resources/Advisories/KL-001-2015-007.txt

1. Vulnerability Details

Affected Vendor: Seagate
Affected Product: GoFlex Satellite
Affected Version: 1.3.7
Platform: Embedded Linux
CWE Classification: CWE-288: Authentication Bypass Using an
Alternate Path or Channel; CWE-798: Use of Hard-coded Credentials
Impact: Remote Administration
Attack vector: Telnet
CVE-ID: CVE-2015-2874

2. Vulnerability Description

Seagate GoFlex Satellite Mobile Wireless Storage devices
contain a hardcoded backdoor account. An attacker could use
this account to remotely tamper with the underlying operating
system when Telnet is enabled.

3. Technical Description

root@wpad:/tmp/jfroot# ls
bin boot dev etc home include lib linuxrc media mnt proc
satellite_app sbin share srv static sys tmp usr var
root@wpad:/tmp/jfroot# cd etc
root@wpad:/tmp/jfroot/etc# ls
angstrom-version default fstab init.d
iproute2 motd org_passwd protocols
rc4.d rS.d terminfo udhcpc.d
autoUpdURL device_table group inittab
issue mtab passwd rc0.d
rc5.d scsi_id.config timestamp udhcpd.conf
avahi device_table-opkg host.conf inputrc
issue.net network passwd- rc1.d
rc6.d services tinylogin.links udhcpd_factory.conf
busybox.links fb.modes hostname internal_if.conf
localtime nsswitch.conf profile rc2.d
rcS.d skel ts.conf version
dbus-1 filesystems hosts ipkg
mke2fs.conf opkg profile.d rc3.d
rpc syslog.conf udev
root@wpad:/tmp/jfroot/etc# cat passwd
root:VruSTav0/g/yg:0:0:root:/home/root:/bin/sh
daemon:*:1:1:daemon:/usr/sbin:/bin/sh
bin:*:2:2:bin:/bin:/bin/sh
sys:*:3:3:sys:/dev:/bin/sh
sync:*:4:65534:sync:/bin:/bin/sync
games:*:5:60:games:/usr/games:/bin/sh
man:*:6:12:man:/var/cache/man:/bin/sh
lp:*:7:7:lp:/var/spool/lpd:/bin/sh
mail:*:8:8:mail:/var/mail:/bin/sh
news:*:9:9:news:/var/spool/news:/bin/sh
uucp:*:10:10:uucp:/var/spool/uucp:/bin/sh
proxy:*:13:13:proxy:/bin:/bin/sh
www-data:*:33:33:www-data:/var/www:/bin/sh
backup:*:34:34:backup:/var/backups:/bin/sh
list:*:38:38:Mailing List Manager:/var/list:/bin/sh
irc:*:39:39:ircd:/var/run/ircd:/bin/sh
gnats:*:41:41:Gnats Bug-Reporting System (admin):/var/lib/gnats:/bin/sh
nobody:*:65534:65534:nobody:/nonexistent:/bin/sh
xoFaeS:QGd9zEjQYxxf2:500:500:Linux User,,,:/home/xoFaeS:/bin/sh

The xoFaeS user cracked to etagknil.

4. Mitigation and Remediation Recommendation

The vendor has released a patch that can be
obtained using the Download Finder located at
https://apps1.seagate.com/downloads/request.html

5. Credit

This vulnerability was discovered by Matt Bergin (@thatguylevel)
of KoreLogic, Inc.

6. Disclosure Timeline

2015.09.11 - Vulnerability details and PoC sent to Seagate.
2015.09.15 - Seagate confirms receipt.
2015.09.28 - Seagate indicates a patch is ready but not yet available to
the public.
2015.09.28 - KoreLogic asks Seagate if they have obtained a CVE-ID for
the vulnerability.
2015.10.27 - Seagate notifies KoreLogic that the patch is publicly
available. Seagate indicates they are waiting for a CVE
before releasing a security advisory.
2015.12.08 - KoreLogic requests an update on the CVE-ID and associated
Seagate advisory.
2015.12.08 - Seagate responds with a link to
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/903500
2015.12.18 - Public disclosure.

7. Proof of Concept

N/A

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