Our public security advisories

Command Execution and Backdoor in Zhone GPON-252

This post will describe a backdoor account found in the Zhone GPON-2520 and will provide a PoC which can be used to disable the firewall filtration rules in order to allow access to services such as ssh, telnet and ftp.

Posted on Dec 18, 2014 

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Huawei HG8245 / HG8247 WPA Generator

Huawei HG8245 & HG8247 ONT (firmware version V1R006C00S100) rely on a weak algorithm to calculate the WPA keys, keys can be predicted easily using the WiFi's MAC Address (BSSID).

Posted on May 22, 2014 

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Arbitrary Command Execution in Alcatel-Lucent I-240W-Q

The ONT Alcatel-Lucent I-240W-Q is vulnerable to arbitrary command execution in the administrative web interface.

Posted on Dec 19, 2013 

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Huawei HG8245 backdoor and remote access

The Huawei HG8245 ONT, firmware version V1R006C00S100 which provides cellular services, contains 3 severe vulnerabilities: two administrator accounts enabled by default and a public administration interface exposed to the Internet.

Posted on Dec 09, 2013 

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Multiple vulnerabilities in ZPanel 10.0.1

Several vulnerabilties were discovered in ZPanel 10.0.1 during our pro bono security audit. The ZPanel team has addressed these issues in version 10.0.2 and it is advised to upgrade.

Posted on Jun 25, 2013 

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Latest Blog Entries

Three Non Web-based XSS Injections
In this post guest blogger Alejandro Hernandez (nitr0us) writes about some interesting and fun XSS vectors which are not commonly seen.

Belkin Wemo Switch NMap Scripts
Belkin Wemo Switch Smart Plug is a network controlled power outlet. The current firmware version does not requiere authentication to switch the power ON or OFF or to gather information such as nearby wireless networks. Two NMap scripts have been published

Downloading an Application's Entire Source Code Through an Exposed GIT Directory
Website administrators sometimes inadvertently leave an exposed .git directory, from which it is possible to download the entire source code of the web application using just wget and a common server misconfiguration.

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Blackhat EU 2015
Websec participated with two tools at the Blackhat, EU Arsenal held in Amsterdam, NL from the 10-13 of November, 2015. During this event, we introduced our brand new tool "credmap: The Credential Mapper" and also presented an amped-up version of Panoptic.

BSides Vancouver 2015
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