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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-16158

Eaton Power Xpert Meter 4000, 6000, and 8000 devices before 13.4.0.10 have a single SSH private key across different customers' installations and do not properly restrict access to this key, which makes it easier for remote attackers to perform SSH logins (to uid 0) via the PubkeyAuthentication option.
Publish Date : 2018-08-30 Last Update Date : 2018-11-06
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
10.0
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 320

- Products Affected By CVE-2018-16158

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
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- References For CVE-2018-16158

https://www.ctrlu.net/vuln/0006.html
https://github.com/BrianWGray/msf/blob/master/exploits/linux/ssh/eaton_known_privkey.rb
http://www.eaton.com/content/dam/eaton/company/news-insights/cybersecurity/security-bulletins/PXM-Advisory.pdf

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-16158

Eaton Xpert Meter SSH Private Key Exposure Scanner
Eaton Power Xpert Meters running firmware below version 12.x.x.x or below version 13.3.x.x ship with a public/private key pair that facilitate remote administrative access to the devices. Tested on: Firmware 12.1.9.1 and 13.3.2.10.
Module type : auxiliary Rank : normal


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