NETGEAR DGN Remote Unauthenticated Command Execution

critical Nessus Plugin ID 104128


The remote host is affected by a command execution vulnerability.


The remote NETGEAR DGN device is affected by a flaw in the setup.cgi script that allows an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands with root privileges.


Upgrade the software on the device to NETGEAR DGN1000 / DGN2200 v3 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 104128

File Name: netgear_dgn_setupcgi_rce.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 10/24/2017

Updated: 11/15/2018

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/h:netgear:dgn2200, x-cpe:/h:netgear:dgn1000

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Netgear WWW

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploited by Nessus: true

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/31/2013

Reference Information

BID: 60281