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 handling of SOAP requests. When parsing the SOAPAction header, the process does not properly validate the length of user-supplied data prior to copying it to a fixed-length buffer. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of root. Was ZDI-CAN-13512.
Published 2022-01-13 22:15:13
Updated 2022-01-19 20:12:41
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2021-34979

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-2021-34979

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-2021-34979

References for CVE-2021-34979

Products affected by CVE-2021-34979

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