NETGEAR Gateway Router Web interface cross-site scripting

netgear-web-interface-xss (8082) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

The NETGEAR RT314 and RT311 series Gateway Router for Cable and DSL users are vulnerable to cross-site scripting in the Web-based administrative interface, which is based upon the ZyXel-RomPager Web server. If a remote attacker knows the internal IP address of the router, the attacker could embed malicious script within a URL link, which would be executed in the victim's browser once the link is clicked. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal cookie-based authentication credentials from a user with administrative access to the router and gain unauthorized administrative access to the router.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of August 1, 2014.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • NETGEAR NETGEAR
  • NETGEAR RT311

Reported:

Feb 03, 2002

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