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CVE-2018-8879 Detail

Current Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in Asuswrt-Merlin firmware for ASUS devices older than 384.4 and ASUS firmware before 3.0.0.4.382.50470 for devices allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by providing a long string to the blocking.asp page via a GET or POST request. Vulnerable parameters are flag, mac, and cat_id.

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:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://pagedout.institute/download/PagedOut_001_beta1.pdf Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://www.asus.com/Networking/RTAC66U/HelpDesk_BIOS Product

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:asus:rt-ac66u_firmware:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
3.0.0.4.382.50470
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:asus:rt-ac66u:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-8879
NVD Published Date:
11/21/2019
NVD Last Modified:
12/04/2019