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Use of Externally-Controlled Format String


Severity High
Score 8.8/10


Four format string injection vulnerabilities exist in the web interface /action/wirelessConnect functionality of Abode Systems, Inc. iota All-In-One Security Kit 6.9Z and 6.9X. A specially-crafted HTTP request can lead to memory corruption, information disclosure and denial of service. An attacker can make an authenticated HTTP request to trigger these vulnerabilities.This vulnerability arises from format string injection via the `wpapsk_hex` HTTP parameter, as used within the `/action/wirelessConnect` handler.

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CWE-134 - Use of Externally-Controlled Format String

The software uses a function that accepts a format string as an argument, but the format string originates from an external source.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published