Intrusion Prevention

Cesanta.Mongoose.MQTT.Subscribe.Topics.Remote.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Remote Command Execution vulnerability in Cesanta Mongoose.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient sanitizing of user supplied inputs in the application. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted request.

Affected Products

Cesanta Mongoose 6.8

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor:
https://cesanta.com/

CVE References

CVE-2017-2894