Denial of service in NETGEAR Routers



Published: 2022-04-11
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID N/A
CWE-ID CWE-20
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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R6400v2
Hardware solutions / Routers for home users

R7000
Hardware solutions / Routers for home users

R6700v3
Hardware solutions / Routers & switches, VoIP, GSM, etc

Vendor

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU62042

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5.2 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted input to the application and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

R6400v2: before 1.0.4.122

R6700v3: before 1.0.4.122

R7000: before 1.0.11.130


CPE2.3 External links

http://kb.netgear.com/000064813/Security-Advisory-for-Denial-of-Service-on-Some-Routers-PSV-2021-0185

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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



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