Fortinet Discovers Stack Buffer Overflow in DGN2200 SOAP Handler
Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered multiple pre-authentication stack-based buffer overflows in Netgear DGN2200.
Netgear is a global computer networking company based in San Jose, California, in the United States. It produces networking hardware for consumers, businesses, and service providers
There are multiple stack buffer overflow issues in Netgear's SOAP handlers. These handlers do not validate the user input before manipulating the arbitrary data that could be set directly via HTTP request which can result in remote code execution upon successful exploitation
SolutionsFortiGuard Labs released the following FortiGate IPS signature which covers this specific vulnerability:
Released Mar 15, 2018
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Fortinet reported the vulnerability to Netgear on 22, February 2018
Netgear confirmed the vulnerability on 14, March 2018
Netgear released patch for the vulnerability on 12, March 2019
This vulnerability was discovered by Wayne Low of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.