Teradata Viewpoint Vulnerability [CVE-2019-6499]

A vulnerability was found in Teradata Viewpoint. It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects a code block of the component Database Account. The manipulation with the input value TDv1i2e3w4 leads to a weak authentication vulnerability (Default Credentials).

The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-798. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was released 21/01/2019. This vulnerability was named CVE-2019-6499 since 21/01/2019. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available.

Resolution

Upgrading to version 14.0 or 16.20.00.02-b80 eliminates this vulnerability.

Duncan Newell

Duncan is a technology professional with over 20 years experience of working in various IT roles. He has a interest in cyber security, and has a wide range of other skills in radio, electronics and telecommunications.

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