TP-LINK TL-SC 3130G/3171G/4171G 1.6.18P12 wireless_mft.cgi ap memory corruption

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A vulnerability, which was classified as very critical, has been found in TP-LINK TL-SC 3130G, 3171G and 4171G 1.6.18P12 (Router Operating System). Affected by this issue is an unknown functionality of the file cgi-bin/mft/wireless_mft.cgi. The manipulation of the argument ap with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-119. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was disclosed 05/28/2013 by Nahuel Riva and Francisco Falcon with Core Exploit Writers Team as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared for download at The public release has been coordinated in cooperation with the vendor. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2013-2573 since 03/15/2013. The exploitation is known to be difficult. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Technical details as well as a public exploit are known. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 05/03/2017).

A public exploit has been developed by Core Security and been published immediately after the advisory. It is declared as proof-of-concept. The exploit is available at

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published before and not just after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 60195), X-Force (84574), Secunia (SA53485) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-40167). The entry 8913 is pretty similar.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.0

VulDB Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Temp Score: 9.0
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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
Author: Core Security
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Researcher: Nahuel Riva/Francisco Falcon
Organization: Core Exploit Writers Team
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2013-2573 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 60195 - TP-LINK IP Cameras CVE-2013-2573 Command Injection Vulnerability
Secunia: 53485 - TP-Link TL-SC3130 IP Camera Hardcoded Credential Security Issue, Moderately Critical
X-Force: 84574
Vulnerability Center: 40167 - TP-Link IP Cameras Firmware v1.6.18P12 and Earlier Remote Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability from the Web Interface, High
OSVDB: 93706

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Created: 05/29/2013 11:49 AM
Updated: 05/03/2017 04:57 PM
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