Asus RT-G32 Authentication start_apply.htm cross-site request forgery

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A vulnerability has been found in Asus RT-G32 and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown function of the file start_apply.htm of the component Authentication. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross-site request forgery vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-352. The web application does not, or can not, sufficiently verify whether a well-formed, valid, consistent request was intentionally provided by the user who submitted the request. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in the ASUS RT-G32 routers with firmware and allows remote attackers to hijack the authentication of administrators for requests that change the administrator password via a request to start_apply.htm.

The weakness was disclosed 03/23/2015 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability was named CVE-2015-2676 since 03/23/2015. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available.

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There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

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Class: Cross-site request forgery
CWE: CWE-352 / CWE-862 / CWE-863
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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OpenVAS ID: 800118
OpenVAS Name: ASUS Router Multiple Vulnerabilities Aug-2015
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03/23/2015 🔍
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03/30/2015 +7 days 🔍
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Advisory: 130724
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2015-2676 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 73294

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Created: 03/30/2015 12:41 PM
Updated: 05/01/2022 03:07 PM
Changes: 03/30/2015 12:41 PM (42), 04/14/2018 07:54 PM (11), 05/01/2022 03:07 PM (3)
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