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DD-WRT Remote Command Execution as Root

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DD-WRT Remote Command Execution as Root

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
07/20/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/12/2009
Modified
07/31/2012

Description

There is a vulnerability in the DD-WRT firmware as recent as 2.4 SP1. A remote attacker can execute commands as the root user by simply appending a semi-colon to the URL of any string in the cgi-bin path, followed by the command of their choice. Authentication is not required for the command to run on the target access point.

Solution(s)

  • upgrade-dd-wrt-build-12533

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