#VU61854 Stack-based buffer overflow


Published: 2022-04-05

Vulnerability identifier: #VU61854

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:A/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-121

Exploitation vector: Local network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
R7000
Hardware solutions / Routers for home users

Vendor:

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error. A remote administrator on the local network can 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 updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions


External links
http://kb.netgear.com/000064743/Security-Advisory-for-Post-Authentication-Stack-Overflow-on-R7000-PSV-2018-0331


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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