|CVSS SCORE||7.5, (AV:A/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)|
This vulnerability allows network-adjacent attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of NETGEAR R6700 routers. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the handling of firmware updates. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of the firmware image prior to performing an upgrade. An attacker can leverage this in conjunction with other vulnerabilities to execute code in the context of root.
This vulnerability is being disclosed publicly without a patch in accordance with the ZDI 120 day deadline.
11/14/19 – ZDI reported the vulnerabilities to the vendor
|CREDIT||Pedro Ribeiro and Radek Domanski of Team Flashback