Command Injection in NETGEAR Routers



Published: 2022-07-01
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID N/A
CWE-ID CWE-77
Exploitation vector Local network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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R8000
Hardware solutions / Routers for home users

R8000P
Hardware solutions / Routers & switches, VoIP, GSM, etc

Vendor

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Command Injection

EUVDB-ID: #VU64858

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 7.3 [CVSS:3.1/AV:A/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-77 - Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in a Command ('Command Injection')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote user to execute arbitrary shell commands on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation. A remote administrator on the local network can pass specially crafted data to the application and execute arbitrary OS commands 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

R8000: before 1.0.4.84

R8000P: before 1.4.1.66


CPE2.3 External links

http://kb.netgear.com/000065022/Security-Advisory-for-Post-Authentication-Command-Injection-on-Some-Routers-PSV-2020-0216

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated privileged user 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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