AMX Multiple Products Credential Management Vulnerabilities

Number: AV16-033
Date: 19 February 2016


The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to a Harman AMX Multiple Products Credential Management Vulnerabilities.


AMX has confirmed the existence of hard-coded passwords in multiple products. AMX has produced patches and new product versions to mitigate one of the vulnerabilities in the affected products.

These vulnerabilities could be exploited remotely. Exploits that target these vulnerabilities are known to be publicly available.
CVE References: CVE-2015-8362, CVE-2016-1984

Suggested Action

CCIRC recommends that system administrators test and deploy the vendor-released updates to affected applications accordingly.


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