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Improper Validation of Integrity Check Value


Severity High
Score 8.8/10


An issue was discovered on D-Link DSR-250 3.17 devices. Insufficient validation of configuration file checksums could allow a remote, authenticated attacker to inject arbitrary crontab entries into saved configurations before uploading. These entries are executed as root.

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CWE-354 - Improper Validation of Integrity Check Value

The software does not validate or incorrectly validates the integrity check values or "checksums" of a message. This may prevent it from detecting if the data has been modified or corrupted in transmission.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published