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Improper Authentication


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


cgi-bin/AZ_Retrain.cgi in Aztech ADSL DSL5018EN (1T1R), DSL705E, and DSL705EU devices does not check for authentication, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (WAN connectivity reset) via a direct request.

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  • HIGH

CWE-287 - Improper Authentication

Improper (or broken) authentication attacks are widespread, and have accounted for many of the worst data breaches in recent years. Improper authentication attacks are a class of vulnerabilities where an attacker impersonates a legitimate user by exploiting weaknesses in either session management or credential management to gain access to the user’s account. This can result in disclosure of sensitive information, and can lead to system compromise, theft, identity theft, and fraud.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published