|CVSS SCORE||8.8, (AV:A/AC:L/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 D-Link DAP-1325 routers. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the handling of a request parameter provided to the HNAP1 SOAP endpoint. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of 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 root.
09/26/22 – ZDI reported the vulnerability to the vendor.
08/25/23 – ZDI asked for an update.
08/30/23 – The vendor states the issues in DAP-1325 should be addressed in a previous update.
08/31/23 – ZDI informed the vendor that these cases were not included in the update.
09/29/23 – The ZDI informed the vendor that the case will be published as a zero-day advisory on 10/04/23.
-- Mitigation: Given the nature of the vulnerability, the only salient mitigation strategy is to restrict interaction with the application.
|CREDIT||Dmitry "InfoSecDJ" Janushkevich of Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative