Security features bypass in NETGEAR Routers



Published: 2022-04-11
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID N/A
CWE-ID CWE-254
Exploitation vector Local 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

R7000P
Hardware solutions / Routers for home users

R8500
Hardware solutions / Routers for home users

Vendor

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Security features bypass

EUVDB-ID: #VU62043

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 7.1 [CVSS:3.1/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-254 - Security Features

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass authentication process.

The vulnerability exists due to security misconfiguration issue. A remote attacker on the local network can bypass authentication process and gain unauthorized access to the application.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

R6400v2: before 1.0.4.118

R7000: before 1.0.11.126

R7000P: before 1.3.3.140

R8500: before 1.0.2.154


CPE2.3 External links

http://kb.netgear.com/000064808/Security-Advisory-for-Security-Misconfiguration-on-Some-Routers-PSV-2021-0050

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the local network (LAN).

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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



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