D-Link DIR-636L NCC Service POST Request improper authentication

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in D-Link DIR-636L (Router Operating System). Affected is an unknown part of the component NCC Service. The manipulation as part of a POST Request leads to a weak authentication vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-287. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 11/30/2014. The weakness was published 03/02/2015 by Peter Adkins as confirmed mailinglist post (Full-Disclosure). The advisory is shared for download at seclists.org. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2015-1187 since 01/17/2015. The exploitability is told to be easy. The attack needs to be done within the local network. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available.

A public exploit has been developed in Ruby. It is declared as highly functional. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 92 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $25k-$100k. A worm is spreading, which is automatically exploiting this vulnerability.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 19745.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 72816), X-Force (101253) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-48894). Further details are available at packetstormsecurity.com. Similar entries are available at 69254 and 69255.


  • D-Link DIR-636L
  • Trendnet Router





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VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.4

VulDB Base Score: 8.8
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Class: Weak authentication
CWE: CWE-287
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Partially

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Access: Public
Status: Highly functional
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MetaSploit ID: multi_ncc_ping_exec.rb
MetaSploit Name: D-Link/TRENDnet NCC Service Command Injection
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11/30/2014 🔍
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Vendor: https://www.dlink.com/

Advisory: seclists.org
Researcher: Peter Adkins
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2015-1187 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 72816
X-Force: 101253 - D-link DIR-636L ping tool command execution
Vulnerability Center: 48894 - D-Link Multiple Products Remote Code Execution and Other Impacts - CVE-2015-1187, High

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
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Created: 03/03/2015 09:25 AM
Updated: 06/22/2017 09:12 AM
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