This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass firewall rules.
The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input in nf_conntrack_irc in Linux kernel. A remote attacker can send unencrypted IRC with nf_conntrack_irc configured and bypass configured firewall rules.
Install update from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
MikroTik RouterOS: 7.1 - 7.5External links
Q & A
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?
The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected device in order to exploit this vulnerability.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.