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NULL Pointer Dereference

CVE-2016-8723

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

An exploitable null pointer dereference exists in the Web Application functionality of Moxa AWK-3131A Wireless Access Point running firmware 1.1. Any HTTP GET request not preceded by an '/' will cause a segmentation fault in the web server. An attacker can send any of a multitude of potentially unexpected HTTP get requests to trigger this vulnerability.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH

CWE-476 - NULL Pointer Dereference

A NULL pointer dereference occurs when the application dereferences a pointer that it expects to be valid, but is NULL, typically causing a crash or exit.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published