GPON ONT Home Gateway Authenticated Remote Command Execution (CVE-2019-3920)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 123419
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VPR Score: 5.9


The remote host is affected by an authenticated remote code execution vulnerability.


An issue was discovered in GPON ONT Home Gateway web administration interface. A remote command execution vulnerability exists in /GponForm/device_Form?script/ component due to insufficient input validation. An authenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to escalate their permissions level and execute arbitrary commands with root privileges.

Note that Nessus has authenticated to GPON Home Gateway web interface by using supplied credentials or utilized an authentication bypass (CVE-2018-10561) issue in order to exploit this vulnerability.


Consult your vendor for a patch or a workaround.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 123419

File Name: gpon_cve-2019-3920.nbin

Version: 1.29

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 3/28/2019

Updated: 4/20/2021

Dependencies: gpon_router_detect.nbin, gpon_cve-2018-10561.nbin

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-3920

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.1

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.9

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

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:dasannetworks:gpon_router

Required KB Items: installed_sw/GPON HG

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploited by Nessus: true

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/27/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-3920