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


Severity High
Score 7.2/10


A command injection vulnerability has been reported to affect QNAP device running Media Streaming add-on. If exploited, this vulnerability allow remote attackers to run arbitrary commands. We have already fixed this vulnerability in the following versions of Media Streaming add-on: QTS 5.0.0: Media Streaming add-on 500.0.0.3 ( 2021/08/20 ) and later QTS 4.5.4: Media Streaming add-on 500.0.0.3 ( 2021/08/20 ) and later QTS 4.3.6: Media Streaming add-on 430.1.8.12 ( 2021/08/20 ) and later QTS 4.3.3: Media Streaming add-on 430.1.8.12 ( 2021/09/29 ) and later QuTS-Hero 5.0.0: Media Streaming add-on 500.0.0.3 ( 2021/08/20 ) and later

  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • 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.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published