Linear eMerge Code RCE (CVE-2019-7256)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 192700


The remote host contains a web application that is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the Linear eMerge device.


Upgrade the firmware in your Linear eMerge device

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 192700

File Name: linear_emerge_cve-2019-7256.nbin

Version: 1.5

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 3/29/2024

Updated: 5/28/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 10.0


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-7256


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 9.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:niceforyou:linear_emerge_e3_access_control_firmware

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Nortek Linear eMerge

Excluded KB Items: Settings/disable_cgi_scanning

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploited by Nessus: true

Patch Publication Date: 1/22/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/2/2019

CISA Known Exploited Vulnerability Due Dates: 4/15/2024

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Linear eMerge E3-Series Access Controller Command Injection)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-7256