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CVE-2014-2718 Detail

Description

ASUS RT-AC68U, RT-AC66R, RT-AC66U, RT-AC56R, RT-AC56U, RT-N66R, RT-N66U, RT-N56R, RT-N56U, and possibly other RT-series routers before firmware 3.0.0.4.376.x do not verify the integrity of firmware (1) update information or (2) downloaded updates, which allows man-in-the-middle (MITM) attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted image.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/04/2014

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.1 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://dnlongen.blogspot.com/2014/10/CVE-2014-2718-Asus-RT-MITM.html Exploit
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/128904/ASUS-Router-Man-In-The-Middle.html Exploit
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2014/Oct/122 Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70791
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/98316
https://support.t-mobile.com/docs/DOC-21994

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Insufficient Verification of Data Authenticity (CWE-345)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:t-mobile:tm-ac1900:3.0.0.4.376_3169:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:asus:rt_series_firmware:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
3.0.0.4.374.x
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:asus:rt-ac56r:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:h:asus:rt-ac66r:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:h:asus:rt-ac66u:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:h:asus:rt-ac68u:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:h:asus:rt-n56r:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:h:asus:rt-n56u:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:h:asus:rt-n66r:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:h:asus:rt-n66u:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-2718
NVD Published Date:
11/04/2014
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017