Cisco Small Business Routers Management Interface Remote Command Execution Vulnerability [CVE-2021-1459]

CVE number = CVE-2021-1459

A vulnerability in the web-based management interface of Cisco Small Business RV110W, RV130, RV130W, and RV215W Routers could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on an affected device.

The vulnerability is due to improper validation of user-supplied input in the web-based management interface. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted HTTP requests to a targeted device. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code as the root user on the underlying operating system of the affected device.

Cisco has not released and will not release software updates to address the vulnerability described in this advisory. The Cisco Small Business RV110W, RV130, RV130W, and RV215W Routers have entered the end-of-life process. Customers are advised to refer to the end-of-life notices for these products:

End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco Small Business RV Series Routers (selected models)

This vulnerability affects the following Cisco Small Business RV Series Routers:

  • RV110W Wireless-N VPN Firewall
  • RV130 VPN Router
  • RV130W Wireless-N Multifunction VPN Router
  • RV215W Wireless-N VPN Router

Duncan Newell

Duncan is a technology professional with over 20 years experience of working in various IT roles. He has a interest in cyber security, and has a wide range of other skills in radio, electronics and telecommunications.

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