Vulnerability Details

Cisco RV110W, RV130W, and RV215W Routers HTTP Request Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Published: 2016-06-17 11:57:06
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Recommendations:
See the referenced vendor advisory for a solution.

Summary:
A vulnerability in the web-based management interface of Cisco RV110W Wireless-N VPN Firewalls, Cisco RV130W Wireless-N Multifunction VPN Routers, and Cisco RV215W Wireless-N VPN Routers could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to cause a buffer overflow on a targeted system, resulting in a denial of service (DoS) condition. The vulnerability is due to improper sanitization of user-supplied input for fields in HTTP requests that are sent when a user configures an affected device by using the web-based management interface for the device. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending an HTTP request that contains configuration commands with a crafted payload. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to cause a buffer overflow on the targeted system, which could cause the device to reload unexpectedly and result in a DoS condition.

Detection Type:
Remote Banner

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-1397

References:

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20160615-rv2

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.8
Published
2016-06-17
Modified
2018-10-18
Category
CISCO

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