CVE-2021-27239

Description


This vulnerability allows network-adjacent attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of NETGEAR R6400 and R6700 firmware version 1.0.4.98 routers. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability. The specific flaw exists within the upnpd service, which listens on UDP port 1900 by default. A crafted MX header field in an SSDP message can trigger an overflow of a fixed-length stack-based buffer. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of root. Was ZDI-CAN-11851.

References


Vendor Advisory

Third Party AdvisoryVDB Entry

CvssV3 impact


BaseSeverity

HIGH

ConfidentialityImpact

HIGH

AttackComplexity

LOW

Scope

UNCHANGED

AttackVector

ADJACENT_NETWORK

AvailabilityImpact

HIGH

IntegrityImpact

HIGH

PrivilegesRequired

NONE

BaseScore

8.8

VectorString

CVSS:3.1/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Version

3.1

UserInteraction

NONE

CvssV2 impact


AccessComplexity

LOW

ConfidentialityImpact

COMPLETE

AvailabilityImpact

COMPLETE

IntegrityImpact

COMPLETE

BaseScore

8.3

VectorString

AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Version

2.0

AccessVector

ADJACENT_NETWORK

Authentication

NONE