Executive Summary

Title Default Credentials for root Account on the Cisco Media Experience Engine 5600
Name cisco-sa-20110601-mxe First vendor Publication 2011-04-20
Vendor Cisco Last vendor Modification 2011-06-01
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision 1.0

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 10 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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Cisco Media Experience Engine (MXE) 5600 devices that are running Cisco Media Processing Software releases prior to 1.2 ship with a root administrator account that is enabled by default with a default password. An unauthorized user could use this account to modify the software configuration and operating system settings or gain complete administrative control of the device. A software upgrade is not required to resolve this vulnerability. Customers can change the root account password by issuing a configuration command on affected engines. The workarounds detailed in this document provide instructions for changing the root account password.

Original Source

Url : http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/707/cisco-sa-20110601-mxe.shtml

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

CWE-255Credentials Management

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration


Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

72721Cisco Media Experience Engine 5600 Default Root Administrator Credentials