MikroTik RouterOS up to 6.42 Winbox Request improper authentication

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A vulnerability has been found in MikroTik RouterOS up to 6.42 (Router Operating System) and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown functionality of the component Winbox. The manipulation as part of a Request leads to a weak authentication vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-287. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 06/28/2018. The weakness was disclosed 08/02/2018 (Website). The advisory is shared at github.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2018-14847 since 08/02/2018. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available.

A public exploit has been developed by Basu Cert (Mosajjal) and been published before and not just after the advisory. It is declared as proof-of-concept. It is possible to download the exploit at github.com. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 117335 (MikroTik RouterOS Winbox Unauthenticated Arbitrary File Read/Write Vulnerability), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Misc. and running in the context remote. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 13231 (MikroTik RouterOS Privilege Escalation Vulnerability).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published before and not just after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (117335).

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Class: Weak authentication
CWE: CWE-287
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Status: Proof-of-Concept
Author: Basu Cert (Mosajjal)
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Nessus ID: 117335
Nessus Name: MikroTik RouterOS Winbox Unauthenticated Arbitrary File Read/Write Vulnerability
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: github.com
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Advisory: github.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2018-14847 (🔍)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013

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Created: 08/03/2018 07:21 AM
Updated: 03/13/2020 11:21 PM
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Committer: mosajjal

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