Cisco Linksys Router E1500/E2500 apply.cgi submit_button authentication spoofing
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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Cisco Linksys Router E1500/E2500 (Router Operating System). Affected is some unknown processing of the file apply.cgi. The manipulation of the argument
submit_button with an unknown input leads to a weak authentication vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-290. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, and integrity.
The bug was discovered 10/19/2012. The weakness was presented 02/05/2013 by Michael Messner (m1k3) with s3cur1ty as m1adv2013-004 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared for download at s3cur1ty.de. The public release happened without coordination with the vendor. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2013-2678 since 03/22/2013. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Technical details and a public exploit are known.
A public exploit has been developed by m-1-k-3 and been published immediately after the advisory. It is declared as proof-of-concept. The exploit is shared for download at exploit-db.com. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 109 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k.
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.
CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.2
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.8
VulDB Base Score: 8.2
VulDB Temp Score: 7.8
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ExploitingClass: Weak authentication
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CountermeasuresRecommended: no mitigation known
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10/21/2012 +2 days 🔍
02/05/2013 +107 days 🔍
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02/06/2013 +1 days 🔍
02/11/2013 +5 days 🔍
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03/22/2013 +39 days 🔍
04/16/2018 +1851 days 🔍
Researcher: Michael Messner (m1k3)
CVE: CVE-2013-2678 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 57760 - Cisco Linksys E1500/E2500 Router Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
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EntryCreated: 02/11/2013 11:32 AM
Updated: 04/16/2018 11:56 AM
Changes: (1) source_cve_assigned
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