#VU61862 Command Injection


Published: 2022-04-05

Vulnerability identifier: #VU61862

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 7.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-77

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
R7000
Hardware solutions / Routers for home users

Vendor:

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation. A local user can pass specially crafted data to the application and execute arbitrary 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


External links
http://kb.netgear.com/000064816/Security-Advisory-for-Post-Authentication-Command-Injection-on-R7000-PSV-2021-0201


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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