OS Command Injection in ASUS RT-AC68U



Published: 2014-04-22 | Updated: 2020-11-09
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2013-5948
CWE-ID CWE-78
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software
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RT-AC68U
Hardware solutions / Routers for home users

Vendor Asus

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) OS Command Injection

EUVDB-ID: #VU48218

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2013-5948

CWE-ID: CWE-78 - Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection')

Exploit availability: Yes

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary shell commands on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation in "Main_Analysis_Content.asp" in the "destIP" parameter. A remote authenticated attacker can pass specially crafted data to the application and execute arbitrary OS commands on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

RT-AC68U: before 3.0.0.4.374.5047


CPE2.3 External links

http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2014/Apr/59
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2014/Apr/66
http://support.asus.com/download.aspx?m=RT-N66U+%28VER.B1%29
http://support.t-mobile.com/docs/DOC-21994

Q & A

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