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


Severity High
Score 9.8/10


An issue was discovered in Digi TransPort DR64, SR44 VC74, and WR. The ZING protocol allows arbitrary remote command execution with SUPER privileges. This allows an attacker (with knowledge of the protocol) to execute arbitrary code on the controller including overwriting firmware, adding/removing users, disabling the internal firewall, etc.

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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

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