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D-Link info.cgi POST Request Buffer Overflow

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D-Link info.cgi POST Request Buffer Overflow

Disclosed
05/22/2014
Created
05/30/2018

Description

This module exploits an anonymous remote code execution vulnerability on different D-Link devices. The vulnerability is a stack based buffer overflow in the my_cgi.cgi component, when handling specially crafted POST HTTP requests addresses to the /common/info.cgi handler. This module has been successfully tested on D-Link DSP-W215 in an emulated environment.

Author(s)

  • Craig Heffner
  • Michael Messner <devnull@s3cur1ty.de>

Platform

Linux

Architectures

mipsbe

Development

References

Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use exploit/linux/http/dlink_dspw215_info_cgi_bof
msf exploit(dlink_dspw215_info_cgi_bof) > show targets
    ...targets...
msf exploit(dlink_dspw215_info_cgi_bof) > set TARGET < target-id >
msf exploit(dlink_dspw215_info_cgi_bof) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf exploit(dlink_dspw215_info_cgi_bof) > exploit

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