CVE-2016-6558 Detail

Current Description

A command injection vulnerability exists in apply.cgi on the ASUS RP-AC52 access point, firmware version 1.0.1.1s and possibly earlier, web interface specifically in the action_script parameter. The action_script parameter specifies a script to be executed if the action_mode parameter does not contain a valid state. If the input provided by action_script does not match one of the hard coded options, then it will be executed as the argument of either a system() or an eval() call allowing arbitrary commands to be executed.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
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://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/763843 Third Party Advisory  US Government Resource 
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93596 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-77 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in a Command ('Command Injection') cwe source acceptance level NIST   Reference acceptance level CERT/CC  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6558
NVD Published Date:
07/13/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019
Source:
MITRE