Found on the Twitter feed of Frank Denis:
Note there is a firmware update. See the full Vulnerability Note, excerpted below:
Vulnerability Note VU#903500
Seagate wireless hard-drives contain multiple vulnerabilities
Last revised: 02 Sep 2015
Multiple Seagate wireless hard-drives contain multiple vulnerabilities.
CWE-798: Use of Hard-coded Credentials – CVE-2015-2874
Seagate wireless hard-drives provides undocumented Telnet services accessible by using the default credentials of ‘root’ as username and the default password.
CWE-425: Direct Request (‘Forced Browsing’) – CVE-2015-2875
Under a default configuration, Seagate wireless hard-drives provides an unrestricted file download capability to anonymous attackers with wireless access to the device. An attacker can directly download files from anywhere on the filesystem.
CWE-434: Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type – CVE-2015-2876
Under a default configuration, Seagate wireless hard-drives provides a file upload capability to anonymous attackers with wireless access to the device’s /media/sda2 filesystem. This filesystem is reserved for the file-sharing.
These vulnerabilities were confirmed by the reporter as existing in firmware versions 2.2.0.005 and 2.3.0.014, dating to October 2014. Other firmware versions may be affected. The following devices are impacted by this issue: Seagate Wireless Plus Mobile Storage, Seagate Wireless Mobile Storage, and LaCie FUEL. Impact: A remote unauthenticated attacker may access arbitrary files on the harddrive, or gain root access to the device. Solution: Update the firmware. Seagate has released firmware 18.104.22.168 to address these issues in all affected devices. Affected users are encouraged to update the firmware as so on as possible. Customers may download the firmware from Seagate’s website. Seagate encourages any customer encountering issues to contact customer service at 1-800-SEAGATE.