NETGEAR WNR2000v3 devices before 1.1.2.14, WNR2000v4 devices before 1.0.0.66, and WNR2000v5 devices before 1.0.0.42 allow authentication bypass and remote code execution via a buffer overflow that uses a parameter in the administration webapp. The NETGEAR ID is PSV-2016-0261.
Published 2017-05-26 20:29:00
Updated 2017-07-18 01:29:02
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

CVE-2017-6862 is in the CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

CISA vulnerability name:
NETGEAR Multiple Devices Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
CISA required action:
Apply updates per vendor instructions.
CISA description:
Multiple NETGEAR devices contain a buffer overflow vulnerability that allows for authentication bypass and remote code execution.
Added on 2022-06-08 Action due date 2022-06-22

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-6862

23.46%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 97 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-6862

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.5
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
10.0
6.4
NIST
9.8
CRITICAL CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
3.9
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2017-6862

  • The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it reads from or writes to a memory location outside the buffer's intended boundary. This may result in read or write operations on unexpected memory locations that could be linked to other variables, data structures, or internal program data.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2017-6862

Products affected by CVE-2017-6862

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