Vinchin Backup and Recovery MySQL Server Use of Hard-coded Credentials Authentication Bypass Vulnerability [CVE-2022-2139]

CVE number = CVE-2022-2139

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to bypass authentication on affected installations of Vinchin Backup and Recovery.

Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the configuration of the MySQL server.

The server uses a hard-coded password for the administrator user.

An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to bypass authentication on the system.

Given the nature of the vulnerability, the only salient mitigation strategy is to restrict interaction with the application.

Jason Davies

UK based technology professional, with an interest in computer security and telecoms.

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