Advisory Details

May 11th, 2021

Cisco RV340 set_snmp usmUserEngineID Command Injection Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-21-560
ZDI-CAN-11800

CVE ID CVE-2021-1415
CVSS SCORE 5.5, (AV:A/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)
AFFECTED VENDORS Cisco
AFFECTED PRODUCTS RV340
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows network-adjacent attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Cisco RV340 routers. Authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the processing of JSON-RPC requests. When parsing the usmUserEngineID property, the process does not properly validate a user-supplied string before using it to execute a system call. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the www-data user.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Cisco has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-sb-rv34x-rce-8bfG2h6b
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2021-01-05 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2021-05-11 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT T Shiomitsu
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