Remote command execution in Bitdefender BOX 2

Published: 2020-01-22
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-17102
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software
Bitdefender BOX 2
Client/Desktop applications / Antivirus software/Personal firewalls

Vendor Bitdefender

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Improper Resource Locking

EUVDB-ID: #VU24475

Risk: High


CVE-ID: CVE-2019-17102

CWE-ID: CWE-413 - Improper Resource Locking

Exploit availability: No


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

The vulnerability exists in the recovery partition of Bitdefender BOX 2 due to the API method "/api/update_setup" does not perform firmware signature checks atomically. A remote attacker can send a series of HTTP requests to the device while in the bootstrap stage, cause race condition and execute arbitrary commands on the system.


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Vulnerable software versions

Bitdefender BOX 2:

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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