Netgear Nighthawk X10-R900 up to SOAP API /soap/server_sa X-Forwarded-For improper authentication

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Netgear Nighthawk X10-R900 up to This affects an unknown part of the file /soap/server_sa of the component SOAP API. The manipulation of the argument X-Forwarded-For as part of a Request leads to a improper authentication vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-287. When an actor claims to have a given identity, the product does not prove or insufficiently proves that the claim is correct. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

In NETGEAR Nighthawk X10-R900 prior to, an attacker may bypass all authentication checks on the device's "NETGEAR Genie" SOAP API ("/soap/server_sa") by supplying a malicious X-Forwarded-For header of the device's LAN IP address ( in every request. As a result, an attacker may modify almost all of the device's settings and view various configuration settings.

The weakness was disclosed 02/24/2020. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2019-12510 since 06/01/2019. The attack needs to be done within the local network. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit.

Upgrading to version eliminates this vulnerability.






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Class: Improper authentication
CWE: CWE-287

Local: No
Remote: Partially

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Upgrade: Nighthawk X10-R900


06/01/2019 🔍
02/24/2020 +268 days 🔍
02/25/2020 +1 days 🔍
04/02/2024 +1498 days 🔍



Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2019-12510 (🔍)


Created: 02/25/2020 08:43 AM
Updated: 04/02/2024 12:29 PM
Changes: 02/25/2020 08:43 AM (42), 02/25/2020 08:48 AM (17), 04/02/2024 12:29 PM (18)
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