This vulnerability allows network-adjacent attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of NETGEAR R6260 1.1.0.78_1.0.1 routers. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability. The specific flaw exists within the setupwizard.cgi page. A crafted SOAP request can trigger an overflow of a fixed-length stack-based buffer. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of root. Was ZDI-CAN-13511.
Published 2022-01-13 22:15:13
Updated 2022-01-20 14:53:48
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Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2021-34978

0.11%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 44 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2021-34978

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
8.3
HIGH AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
6.5
10.0
NIST
8.8
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.8
5.9
Zero Day Initiative
8.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2021-34978

  • A stack-based buffer overflow condition is a condition where the buffer being overwritten is allocated on the stack (i.e., is a local variable or, rarely, a parameter to a function).
    Assigned by: zdi-disclosures@trendmicro.com (Secondary)
  • The product writes data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2021-34978

Products affected by CVE-2021-34978

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