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MCollective Installation Default Credentials weak authentication

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A vulnerability was found in MCollective (affected version unknown). It has been declared as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown part of the component Installation. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a weak authentication vulnerability (Default Credentials). The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-798. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was disclosed 12/13/2019. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2014-0175 since 12/03/2013. The exploitation doesn’t need any form of authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 12/14/2019).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.


VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.3

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.3
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Class: Weak authentication / Default Credentials (CWE-798)
Local: Yes
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12/03/2013 CVE assigned
12/13/2019 +2201 days Advisory disclosed
12/14/2019 +1 days VulDB entry created
12/14/2019 +0 days VulDB last update
CVE: CVE-2014-0175 (πŸ”’)Created: 12/14/2019 08:16 AM
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