Intrusion Prevention

D-Link.DIR.Routers.Session.Cookie.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in Dlink DIR routers.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient sanitizing of user supplied inputs in the application when handling a crafted HTTP request. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted HTTP request.

Affected Products

DIR-850L Rev.B1
DIR-890L Rev.A1
DIR-880L Rev.A1
DIR-868L Rev.B1
DIR-868L Rev.C1
DIR-818L(W) Rev.Ax

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://www.dlink.com/uk/en/support/support-news/2016/august/30/cve_2016_5681-router-buffer-overflow-exploit

CVE References

CVE-2016-5681