CVE ID: CVE-2024-22902

Title: Default Root Credentials Vulnerability in Vinchin Backup & Recovery v7.2

Suggested Description:
Vinchin Backup & Recovery version 7.2 has been identified as being configured with default root credentials, posing a significant security vulnerability.

Additional Information:
There is no documentation or guidance from Vinchin on changing the root password for this version. The use of password authentication as root is possible, leading to potential unauthorized access.

Vulnerability Type:
Incorrect Access Control

Vendor of Product:

Affected Product Code Base:
Vinchin - Version 7.2

Attack Type:

Impact - Escalation of Privileges:

Attack Vectors:
This security flaw can be exploited through both local and remote access using the default root credentials provided in the software.

Valentin Lobstein


The existence of default root credentials in Vinchin Backup & Recovery v7.2 (CVE-2024-22902) is a serious security oversight. Users of this software version should be aware of the risks and stay alert for any updates or security patches from Vinchin. Immediate action should be taken to change these credentials to prevent unauthorized access.

Signed,Valentin Lobstein