Linksys EtherFast gozila.cgi remote management interface denial of service

linksys-etherfast-gozila-dos (10514) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Linksys EtherFast is vulnerable to a denial of service attack, if the remote Web management interface has been enabled. If a remote attacker requests the gozila.cgi script without supplying any arguments, the attacker could cause the router to crash. The router must be reset to regain normal functionality.


Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest firmware version (1.43 or later), available from the Linksys Web site. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Linksys BEFSR41 1.40.2
  • Linksys BEFSR41 1.41
  • Linksys BEFSR41 1.42.3
  • Linksys BEFSR41 1.42.7

Reported:

Oct 31, 2002

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