Denial of service in NETGEAR Routers



Published: 2022-04-11
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID N/A
CWE-ID CWE-121
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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RAX80
Hardware solutions / Routers & switches, VoIP, GSM, etc

RAX75
Hardware solutions / Routers & switches, VoIP, GSM, etc

R6400
Hardware solutions / Routers for home users

R7000
Hardware solutions / Routers for home users

Vendor

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Stack-based buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU62040

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:L/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: N/A

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

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error. A local administrator can trigger stack-based buffer overflow and cause a denial of service condition on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

RAX80: before 1.0.4.120

RAX75: before 1.0.4.120

R6400: before 1.0.1.70

R7000: before 1.0.11.130


CPE2.3 External links

http://kb.netgear.com/000064752/Security-Advisory-for-Post-Authentication-Stack-Overflow-on-Some-Routers-PSV-2019-0148

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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