Fortinet Discovers Linksys SMART Router Command Injection Vulnerability I
Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered a command injection vulnerability in Linksys EA7500 Smart router.
The Linksys MAX-STREAM AC1900 EA7500 is one of the Linksys Smart router line up introduced in 2015. The router features MU-MIMO, the latest advance toward uninterrupted, simultaneous WiFi connections., it also features cloud management capability.
Linksys EA7500 router is vulnerable to command injection vulnerability. Authenticated users can take over the device remotely.
SolutionsFortiGuard Labs released the following FortiGate IPS signature which covers this specific vulnerability:
Released Oct 08, 2018
Users should apply the solution provided by Linksys.
Fortinet reported the vulnerability to Linksys on June 8, 2018.
Linksys confirmed the vulnerability on June 20, 2018.
Linksys published advisory about the patch on October 8, 2018.
This vulnerability was discovered by Tony Loi of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.