#VU57424 Stack-based buffer overflow


Published: 2021-10-19

Vulnerability identifier: #VU57424

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.2 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-21749

CWE-ID: CWE-121

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
MF971R
Hardware solutions / Routers & switches, VoIP, GSM, etc

Vendor: ZTE

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error. A remote unauthenticated attacker can trick a victim to visit a specially crafted link, trigger stack-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation
Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

MF971R: All versions


CPE

External links
http://www.talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2021-1321


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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