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Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in a Command ('Command Injection')

CVE-2020-25067

Severity Medium
Score 5.8/10

Summary

NETGEAR R8300 devices before 1.0.2.134 are affected by command injection by an unauthenticated attacker.

  • LOW
  • ADJACENT_NETWORK
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL

CWE-77 - Command Injection

A command injection attack involves injecting an operating system command through the data input, which gets executed on the host operating system with the privileges of the victimized application. The impact of a command injection attack may range from loss of data confidentiality and integrity to unauthorized remote access to the hosting system. The attack may cause serious data breaches and system takeover.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published