An issue was discovered in EyesOfNetwork 5.3. The installation uses the same API key (hardcoded as EONAPI_KEY in include/api_functions.php for API version 2.4.2) by default for all installations, hence allowing an attacker to calculate/guess the admin access token.
Published 2020-02-06 18:15:14
Updated 2022-01-01 19:56:59
Source MITRE
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CVE-2020-8657 is in the CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

CISA vulnerability name:
EyesOfNetwork Use of Hard-Coded Credentials Vulnerability
CISA required action:
Apply updates per vendor instructions.
CISA description:
EyesOfNetwork contains a use of hard-coded credentials vulnerability, as it uses the same API key by default. Exploitation allows an attacker to calculate or guess the admin access token.
Added on 2021-11-03 Action due date 2022-05-03

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-8657

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 96 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2020-8657

  • EyesOfNetwork 5.1-5.3 AutoDiscovery Target Command Execution
    Disclosure Date: 2020-02-06
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module exploits multiple vulnerabilities in EyesOfNetwork version 5.1, 5.2 and 5.3 in order to execute arbitrary commands as root. This module takes advantage of a command injection vulnerability in the `target` parameter of the AutoDiscovery functionality with

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-8657

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

CWE ids for CVE-2020-8657

  • The product contains hard-coded credentials, such as a password or cryptographic key, which it uses for its own inbound authentication, outbound communication to external components, or encryption of internal data.
    Assigned by: (Primary)

References for CVE-2020-8657

Products affected by CVE-2020-8657

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