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CVE-2015-9266 Detail

Current Description

The web management interface of Ubiquiti airMAX, airFiber, airGateway and EdgeSwitch XP (formerly TOUGHSwitch) allows an unauthenticated attacker to upload and write arbitrary files using directory traversal techniques. An attacker can exploit this vulnerability to gain root privileges. This vulnerability is fixed in the following product versions (fixes released in July 2015, all prior versions are affected): airMAX AC 7.1.3; airMAX M (and airRouter) 5.6.2 XM/XW/TI, 5.5.11 XM/TI, and 5.5.10u2 XW; airGateway 1.1.5; airFiber AF24/AF24HD 2.2.1, AF5x, and AF5 2.2.1; airOS 4 XS2/XS5 4.0.4; and EdgeSwitch XP (formerly TOUGHSwitch) 1.3.2.

View Analysis Description


CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score matches with CNA score
Base Score:  9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://community.ubnt.com/t5/airMAX-General-Discussion/Virus-attack-URGENT-UBNT/td-p/1562940 Vendor Advisory 
https://community.ubnt.com/t5/airMAX-Updates-Blog/Important-Security-Notice-and-airOS-5-6-5-Release/ba-p/1565949 Vendor Advisory 
https://community.ubnt.com/t5/airMAX-Updates-Blog/Security-Release-for-airMAX-TOUGHSwitch-and-airGateway-Released/ba-p/1300494 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://hackerone.com/reports/73480 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/39701/ Exploit  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/39853/ Exploit  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://www.rapid7.com/db/modules/exploit/linux/ssh/ubiquiti_airos_file_upload Exploit  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-22 Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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