|Number of vulnerabilities||1|
|CWE ID|| CWE-400
|Public exploit||Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.|
Hardware solutions / Routers & switches, VoIP, GSM, etc
This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: Yes [Search exploit]Description
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to incorrect resource management in Mikrotik RouterOS SSH server. A remote attacker can send specially crafted traffic to SSH server, trigger resource exhaustion and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
MikroTik RouterOS: 6.44, 6.44.1, 6.44.2, 6.44.3CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?
The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected device in order to exploit this vulnerability.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.