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CVE-2016-6531 Hardcoded credentials

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CVE Information

Original CVE data

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Open Dental 16.1 and earlier has a hardcoded MySQL root password, which allows remote attackers to obtain administrative access by leveraging access to intranet TCP port 3306. NOTE: the vendor disputes this issue, stating that the "vulnerability note ... is factually false ... there is indeed a default blank password, but it can be changed ... We recommend that users change it, each customer receives direction.

CWE: CWE-255
CVSS v27.5
AV:N/AC:L/AU:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS v39.8
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
References
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/GWAN-ACVSBM
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/619767
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92780
Affected Vendors

Opendental - (1)

Basic Analysis

Common vulnerability metrics

Vulnerabilty type as detected by PRIOnengine

Hardcoded credentials

CVSS Scores as calculated by PRIOnengine
CVSS v210
AV:N/AC:L/AU:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
CVSS v39.8
AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
MITRE CWE Top 25

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Exploits

No exploit code is reported to exist.

Active Exploitation

Vulnerability is not in CISA's Known Exploited Vulnerabilities (KEV) catalog. See the KEV Catalog

Social Network Activity

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Threat Actor Activity

No sightings of the vulnerability within threat reports.

Cybersecurity Frameworks

How the vulnerability maps against various cybersecurity frameworks

T1552 - Unsecured Credentials
T1499.004 - Endpoint Denial of Service (Application or System Exploitation)
T1078 - Valid Accounts
T1021 - Remote Services

Compliance Impact

How the submited vulnerability affects compliance

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Web Application Security Frameworks

Applicable if the issue likely affects a web application

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