Aruba Instant up to Web Interface command injection

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Aruba Instant up to Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown functionality of the component Web Interface. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a command injection vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-77. The product constructs all or part of a command using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the intended command when it is sent to a downstream component. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

A command injection vulnerability is present that permits an unauthenticated user with access to the Aruba Instant web interface to execute arbitrary system commands within the underlying operating system. An attacker could use this ability to copy files, read configuration, write files, delete files, or reboot the device. Workaround: Block access to the Aruba Instant web interface from all untrusted users. Resolution: Fixed in Aruba Instant,,, and

The bug was discovered 02/27/2019. The weakness was shared 05/10/2019 (Website). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2018-7084 since 02/15/2018. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1202 for this issue.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 72 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k.

Upgrading to version,, or eliminates this vulnerability.






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Class: Command injection
CWE: CWE-77 / CWE-74 / CWE-707

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Remote: Yes

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02/15/2018 🔍
02/27/2019 +377 days 🔍
05/10/2019 +72 days 🔍
05/11/2019 +1 days 🔍
09/15/2023 +1588 days 🔍


Advisory: ssa-549547
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CVE: CVE-2018-7084 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 108374


Created: 05/11/2019 02:54 AM
Updated: 09/15/2023 02:20 PM
Changes: 05/11/2019 02:54 AM (58), 06/08/2020 08:29 PM (2), 09/15/2023 02:20 PM (5)
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