Threat Encyclopedia

TP-Link.Router.Authenticated.PingIframeRpm.Buffer.Overflow

description-logoDescription

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in TP-Link Routers.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient sanitizing of user supplied inputs in the application. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary commands within the context of the application.

affected-products-logoAffected Products

TP-Link WR940N WiFi routers with hardware version 4

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

recomended-action-logoRecommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version available from the website.
https://www.tp-link.com/us/download-center.html

CVE References

CVE-2017-13772