D-Link DCS Authentication improper authentication

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A vulnerability was found in D-Link DCS. It has been declared as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown function of the component Authentication. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a improper authentication vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-287. When an actor claims to have a given identity, the product does not prove or insufficiently proves that the claim is correct. As an impact it is known to affect integrity.

The weakness was published 04/29/2013 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at coresecurity.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2013-1603 since 02/04/2013. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available.

A public exploit has been developed by Core Security and been published immediately after the advisory. It is possible to download the exploit at exploit-db.com. It is declared as proof-of-concept. We expect the 0-day to have been worth approximately $5k-$25k.

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. A possible mitigation has been published even before and not after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Exploit-DB (25138). Similar entries are available at 8571, 8572, 8573 and 8574.


  • DCS-3411 1.02
  • DCS-3430 1.02
  • DCS-5605 1.01
  • DCS-5635 1.01
  • DCS-1100L 1.04
  • DCS-1130L 1.04
  • DCS-1100 1.03/1.04_US
  • DCS-1130 1.03/1.04_US
  • DCS-2102 1.05_RU/1.06/1.06_FR/ 1.05_TESCO
  • DCS-2121 1.05_RU/1.06/1.06_FR/1.05_TESCO
  • DCS-3410 1.02
  • DCS-5230 1.02
  • DCS-5230L 1.02
  • DCS-6410 1.00
  • DCS-7410 1.00
  • DCS-7510 1.00
  • WCS-1100 1.02





CPE 2.3info

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Class: Improper authentication
CWE: CWE-287
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
Author: Core Security
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02/04/2013 🔍
04/25/2013 +80 days 🔍
04/29/2013 +4 days 🔍
04/29/2013 +0 days 🔍
04/29/2013 +0 days 🔍
05/01/2013 +2 days 🔍
05/01/2013 +0 days 🔍
05/03/2013 +2 days 🔍
05/06/2013 +3 days 🔍
05/10/2021 +2926 days 🔍


Vendor: dlink.com

Advisory: coresecurity.com
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2013-1603 (🔍)
X-Force: 83940
Vulnerability Center: 39407 - D-Link DCS IP Cameras Remote Bypass Authentication by Unauthenticated Attacker via RTSP Hard-Coded Credentials, High
SecurityFocus: 59571 - Multiple D-Link Products CVE-2013-1603 Hardcoded Credentials Security Bypass Vulnerability
Secunia: 53236 - D-Link IP Cameras Hardcoded Credential Security Issue, Less Critical
OSVDB: 92864

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
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Created: 05/06/2013 02:26 PM
Updated: 05/10/2021 01:02 PM
Changes: 05/06/2013 02:26 PM (60), 04/28/2017 10:10 AM (2), 05/10/2021 12:56 PM (3), 05/10/2021 01:02 PM (18)
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Committer: roga


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