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

CVE-2020-26922

Severity Medium
Score 6.7/10

Summary

Certain NETGEAR devices are affected by command injection by an authenticated user. This affects WC7500 before 6.5.5.24, WC7600 before 6.5.5.24, WC7600v2 before 6.5.5.24, and WC9500 before 6.5.5.24.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

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