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Improper Input Validation


Severity High
Score 8.8/10


A lack of input validation and access controls in Lua CGIs on D-Link DSR VPN routers may result in arbitrary input being passed to system command APIs, resulting in arbitrary command execution with root privileges. This affects DSR-150, DSR-250, DSR-500, and DSR-1000AC with firmware 3.14 and 3.17.

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  • HIGH
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  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published