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CVE-2018-5393 Detail

Current Description

The TP-LINK EAP Controller is TP-LINK's software for remotely controlling wireless access point devices. It utilizes a Java remote method invocation (RMI) service for remote control. The RMI interface does not require any authentication before use, so it lacks user authentication for RMI service commands in EAP controller versions 2.5.3 and earlier. Remote attackers can implement deserialization attacks through the RMI protocol. Successful attacks may allow a remote attacker to remotely control the target server and execute Java functions or bytecode.

Source:  MITRE
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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
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105402 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/581311 Third Party Advisory US Government Resource

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-306 Missing Authentication for Critical Function NIST   CERT/CC  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:tp-link:eap_controller
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.5.3


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-5393
NVD Published Date:
09/28/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019