Anubhav explained that the passwords are related to Dahua DVRs running very old firmware that is known to be affected by a five-year-old vulnerability tracked as CVE-2013-6117.
Even if the vulnerability has been patched, many Dahua devices are still running old firmware.
The Tweet is sown below, it goes on to say that 270 devices have password as “admin123” amongst other findings.
— Ankit Anubhav (@ankit_anubhav) 12 July 2018
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