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D-Link Multiple DIR Devices RCE Vulnerability (Sep 2019) CVE-2019-16920

Severity
CVSSv3 Score
9.8
Vulnerability description

Multiple D-Link DIR devices are prone to a remote command execution (RCE) vulnerability.

Risk description

Any arguments after a newline character sent as ping_ipaddr in a POST to /apply_sec.cgi are executed on the device with root privileges.

Recommendation

No solution was made available by the vendor. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one. Note: CISA states that the impacted devices are end-of-life and should be disconnected if still in use.

Codename
Not available
Detectable with
Network Scanner
Scan engine
OpenVAS
Exploitable with Sniper
No
CVE Published
Sep 27, 2019
Detection added at
Software Type
Not available
Vendor
Not available
Product
Not available