Advisory Details

May 22nd, 2024

NETGEAR ProSAFE Network Management System Tomcat Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-24-497
ZDI-CAN-22868

CVE ID CVE-2024-5246
CVSS SCORE 8.8, AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
AFFECTED VENDORS NETGEAR
AFFECTED PRODUCTS ProSAFE Network Management System
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of NETGEAR ProSAFE Network Management System. Authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the product installer. The issue results from the use of a vulnerable version of Apache Tomcat. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of SYSTEM.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS NETGEAR has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://kb.netgear.com/000066164/Security-Advisory-for-Multiple-Vulnerabilities-on-the-NMS300-PSV-2024-0003-PSV-2024-0004
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2024-01-11 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2024-05-22 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT 191bb9f9c7b3a89d5a586e15299e24417a4aca4d
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