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Out-of-bounds Write


Severity High
Score 8.8/10


The D-Link DCS series of Wi-Fi cameras contains a stack-based buffer overflow in alphapd, the camera's web server. The overflow allows a remotely authenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code by providing a long string in the WEPEncryption parameter when requesting wireless.htm. Vulnerable devices include DCS-5009L (1.08.11 and below), DCS-5010L (1.14.09 and below), DCS-5020L (1.15.12 and below), DCS-5025L (1.03.07 and below), DCS-5030L (1.04.10 and below), DCS-930L (2.16.01 and below), DCS-931L (1.14.11 and below), DCS-932L (2.17.01 and below), DCS-933L (1.14.11 and below), and DCS-934L (1.05.04 and below).

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CWE-787 - Out-of-Bounds Write

Out-of-bounds write vulnerability is a memory access bug that allows software to write data past the end or before the beginning of the intended buffer. This may result in the corruption of data, a crash, or arbitrary code execution.


Advisory Timeline

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