Multiple vulnerabilities in ZTE MF971R



Published: 2021-10-19
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 7
CVE-ID CVE-2021-21749
CVE-2021-21748
CVE-2021-21746
CVE-2021-21747
CVE-2021-21743
CVE-2021-21744
CVE-2021-21745
CWE-ID CWE-121
CWE-79
CWE-113
CWE-20
CWE-287
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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MF971R
Hardware solutions / Routers & switches, VoIP, GSM, etc

Vendor ZTE

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 7 vulnerabilities.

1) Stack-based buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU57424

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.2 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-21749

CWE-ID: CWE-121 - Stack-based Buffer Overflow

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error. A remote unauthenticated attacker can trick a victim to visit a specially crafted link, trigger stack-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

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

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

MF971R: All versions


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2021-1321

Q & A

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.

2) Stack-based buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU57432

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-21748

CWE-ID: CWE-121 - Stack-based Buffer Overflow

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in ADB_MODE_SWITCH API related code. A remote unauthenticated attacker can trick a victim to visit a specially crafted link, trigger stack-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code 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

MF971R: All versions


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2021-1320

Q & A

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.

3) Cross-site scripting

EUVDB-ID: #VU57429

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.3 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-21746

CWE-ID: CWE-79 - Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data in "sms_cmd_status_info". A remote attacker can trick the victim to follow a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user's browser in context of vulnerable website.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

MF971R: All versions


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2021-1318

Q & A

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.

4) Cross-site scripting

EUVDB-ID: #VU57428

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.3 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-21747

CWE-ID: CWE-79 - Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data in "xmlclient". A remote attacker can trick the victim to follow a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user's browser in context of vulnerable website.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

MF971R: All versions


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2021-1319

Q & A

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.

5) HTTP response splitting

EUVDB-ID: #VU57427

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-21743

CWE-ID: CWE-113 - Improper Neutralization of CRLF Sequences in HTTP Headers ('HTTP Response Splitting')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform HTTP splitting attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to software does not corrector process CRLF character sequences. A remote attacker can send specially crafted request containing CRLF sequence and make the application to send a split HTTP response.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker perform cache poisoning attack.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

MF971R: All versions


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2021-1313

Q & A

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.

6) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU57426

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 4.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-21744

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to Pre-Auth Configuration File Control issue. A remote unauthenticated attacker can trick a victim to visit a specially crafted link and overwrite a configuration file entry.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

MF971R: All versions


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2021-1316

Q & A

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.

7) Improper Authentication

EUVDB-ID: #VU57425

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 4.1 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-21745

CWE-ID: CWE-287 - Improper Authentication

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass authentication process.

The vulnerability exists due to referer mitigation bypass issue. A remote unauthenticated attacker can trick a victim to visit a specially crafted link, bypass authentication process and gain unauthorized access to the application.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

MF971R: All versions


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2021-1317

Q & A

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.



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