#VU61856 Stack-based buffer overflow


Published: 2022-04-05

Vulnerability identifier: #VU61856

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:L/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-121

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
R7000
Hardware solutions / Routers for home users

Vendor:

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error. A local administrator can trigger stack-based buffer overflow and cause a denial of service condition on the target system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions


External links
http://kb.netgear.com/000064751/Security-Advisory-for-Post-Authentication-Stack-Overflow-on-R7000-PSV-2019-0144


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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


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