Cisco Small Business RV Series Routers Multiple Vulnerabilities (cisco-sa-rv160-260-filewrite-7x9mnKjn)

high Nessus Plugin ID 146267


The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch


According to its self-reported version, Cisco Small Business RV Series Router Firmware is affected by multiple directory traversal and arbitrary file write vulnerabilities. An unauthenticated, remote attack could exploit these, by sending crafted requests, to access files outside of the web root or overwrite files on an affected system.

Please see the included Cisco BIDs and Cisco Security Advisory for more information.


Upgrade to the relevant fixed version referenced in Cisco bug IDs CSCvw19856, CSCvw22856

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 146267

File Name: cisco-sa-rv160-260-filewrite-7x9mnKjn.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: remote

Family: CISCO

Published: 2/5/2021

Updated: 2/9/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.4

Temporal Score: 7

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-1297


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:cisco:small_business_rv_series_router_firmware

Required KB Items: Cisco/Small_Business_Router/Version, Cisco/Small_Business_Router/Model

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/3/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/3/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-1296, CVE-2021-1297

CWE: 36

CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-rv160-260-filewrite-7x9mnKjn

IAVA: 2021-A-0063

CISCO-BUG-ID: CSCvw19856, CSCvw22856