#VU62043 Security features bypass


Published: 2022-04-11

Vulnerability identifier: #VU62043

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 7.1 [CVSS:3.1/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-254

Exploitation vector: Local network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
R6400v2
Hardware solutions / Routers for home users
R7000
Hardware solutions / Routers for home users
R7000P
Hardware solutions / Routers for home users
R8500
Hardware solutions / Routers for home users

Vendor:

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass authentication process.

The vulnerability exists due to security misconfiguration issue. A remote attacker on the local network can bypass authentication process and gain unauthorized access to the application.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions


External links
http://kb.netgear.com/000064808/Security-Advisory-for-Security-Misconfiguration-on-Some-Routers-PSV-2021-0050


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker 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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