National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-2966
Original release date:08/05/2010
The INCLUDE_SECURITY functionality in Wind River VxWorks 6.x, 5.x, and earlier uses the LOGIN_USER_NAME and LOGIN_USER_PASSWORD (aka LOGIN_PASSWORD) parameters to create hardcoded credentials, which makes it easier for remote attackers to obtain access via a (1) telnet, (2) rlogin, or (3) FTP session.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type:Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
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US-CERT Vulnerability Note: VU#840249
External Source: MISC