cgi-bin/admin.cgi in the web console in Plixer Scrutinizer (aka Dell SonicWALL Scrutinizer) before 9.5.0 does not require token authentication, which allows remote attackers to add administrative accounts via a userprefs action.
Published 2012-07-31 10:45:41
Updated 2018-03-08 19:03:21
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: BypassGain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2012-2626

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 98 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2012-2626

  • Plixer Scrutinizer NetFlow and sFlow Analyzer HTTP Authentication Bypass
    Disclosure Date: 2012-07-27
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This will add an administrative account to Scrutinizer NetFlow and sFlow Analyzer without any authentication. Versions such as 9.0.1 or older are affected. Authors: - MC <> - Jonathan Claudius - Tanya Secker - sinn3r <>

CVSS scores for CVE-2012-2626

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2012-2626

  • When an actor claims to have a given identity, the product does not prove or insufficiently proves that the claim is correct.
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References for CVE-2012-2626

Products affected by CVE-2012-2626

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