Belkin N300 Dual-Band Wi-Fi Range Extender formWlanMP Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2015-07-20T00:00:00
ID ZDI-15-349
Type zdi
Reporter Elvis Collado of HP DVLabs
Modified 2015-11-09T00:00:00

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Belkin N300 Dual-Band Wi-Fi Range Extender. Authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the handling of formWlanMP requests. It is possible to inject arbitrary operating system commands when the application is handling several of the request's parameters. A remote attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute remote code under the context of the root user.