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Family: Gain root remotely --> Category: denial

Linksys multiple remote vulnerabilities Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for DOS in apply.cgi

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote router is affected by multiple flaws.

Description :

The remote host appears to be a Linksys WRT54G Wireless Router.

The firmware version installed on the remote host is prone to several

- Execute arbitrary commands on the affected router with root privilages.

- Download and replace the configuration of affected routers via a special
POST request to the 'restore.cgi' or 'upgrade.cgi' scripts.

- Allow remote attackers to obtain encrypted configuration information and,
if the key is known, modify the configuration.

- Degrade the performance of affected devices and cause the Web server
to become unresponsive, potentially denying service to legitimate users.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to firmware version 4.20.7 or later.

Threat Level:

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10

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