Linksys WVC54GCA /adm/file.cgi directory traversal

wvc54gca-admfile-dir-traversal (50231) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Linksys WVC54GCA could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system. An attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the /adm/file.cgi script containing URL-encoded "dot dot" sequences (%2f%2e.%2f) in the next_file parameter to view arbitrary files on the device.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 3.3
  Access Vector: Adjacent Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.1
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

No remedy available as of August 1, 2014.

References:

  • GNUCITIZEN Blog, April 23th, 2009: Hacking Linksys IP Cameras (pt 3).
  • Linksys Web site: WVC54GCA Wireless-G Internet Home Monitoring Camera.
  • BID-34713: Linksys WVC54GCA Wireless-G 'adm/file.cgi' Multiple Directory Traversal Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2009-1558: Directory traversal vulnerability in adm/file.cgi on the Cisco Linksys WVC54GCA wireless video camera with firmware 1.00R22 and 1.00R24 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a %2e. (encoded dot dot) or an absolute pathname in the next_file parameter.
  • OSVDB ID: 55134: Cisco Linksys WVC54GCA IP Camera adm/file.cgi Multiple Parameter Traversal Arbitrary File Access

Platforms Affected:

  • Linksys WVC54GCA 1.00R22
  • Linksys WVC54GCA 1.00R24

Reported:

Apr 23, 2009

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