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

CVE-2021-38527

Severity High
Score 9.8/10

Summary

Certain NETGEAR devices are affected by command injection by an unauthenticated attacker. This affects CBR40 before 2.5.0.14, EX6100v2 before 1.0.1.98, EX6150v2 before 1.0.1.98, EX6250 before 1.0.0.132, EX6400 before 1.0.2.158, EX6400v2 before 1.0.0.132, EX6410 before 1.0.0.132, EX6420 before 1.0.0.132, EX7300 before 1.0.2.158, EX7300v2 before 1.0.0.132, EX7320 before 1.0.0.132, EX7700 before 1.0.0.216, EX8000 before 1.0.1.232, R7800 before 1.0.2.78, RBK12 before 2.6.1.44, RBR10 before 2.6.1.44, RBS10 before 2.6.1.44, RBK20 before 2.6.1.38, RBR20 before 2.6.1.36, RBS20 before 2.6.1.38, RBK40 before 2.6.1.38, RBR40 before 2.6.1.36, RBS40 before 2.6.1.38, RBK50 before 2.6.1.40, RBR50 before 2.6.1.40, RBS50 before 2.6.1.40, RBK752 before 3.2.16.6, RBR750 before 3.2.16.6, RBS750 before 3.2.16.6, RBK852 before 3.2.16.6, RBR850 before 3.2.16.6, RBS850 before 3.2.16.6, RBS40V before 2.6.2.4, RBS50Y before 2.6.1.40, RBW30 before 2.6.2.2, and XR500 before 2.3.2.114.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • 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