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


Severity High
Score 9.8/10


D-Link device D-Link DIR-823-Pro v1.0.2 was discovered to contain a command injection vulnerability in the function SetNetworkTomographySettings. This vulnerability allows attackers to execute arbitrary commands via the tomography_ping_address, tomography_ping_number, tomography_ping_size, tomography_ping_timeout, and tomography_ping_ttl parameters.

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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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