Path traversal in ASUS RT-AX56U



Published: 2022-01-19
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-22054
CWE-ID CWE-22
Exploitation vector Local network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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RT-AX56U
Hardware solutions / Routers & switches, VoIP, GSM, etc

Vendor Asus

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Path traversal

EUVDB-ID: #VU59834

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22054

CWE-ID: CWE-22 - Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform directory traversal attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to input validation error when processing directory traversal sequences in the login function. A remote attacker on the local network can send a specially crafted HTTP request and read arbitrary files on the system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

RT-AX56U: 3.0.0.4.386.44266


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.twcert.org.tw/tw/cp-132-5508-59251-1.html

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