#VU66993 Input validation error in Photo Station

Published: 2022-10-21

Vulnerability identifier: #VU66993

Vulnerability risk: Critical

CVSSv3.1: 9.4 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:H/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-27593


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: Yes

Vulnerable software:
Photo Station
Client/Desktop applications / Other client software

Vendor: QNAP Systems, Inc.


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the affected system.

The vulnerability exists due to unspecified vulnerability. A remote non-authenticated attacker can send a specially crafted request to the affected system and execute arbitrary code.

Note, the vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild by the DeadBolt ransomware.

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Vulnerable software versions

Photo Station: 6.1.0 - 6.1.1, 6.0.0 - 6.0.21, 5.7.0 - 5.7.17, 5.4.0 - 5.4.14, 5.2.0 - 5.2.13

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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?

Yes. This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.

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