DLink DIR equal to 2.01MT (CVE-2021-40655)

high Nessus Plugin ID 197740


The remote host is missing a security update.


The version of DLink DIR installed on the remote host is equal to 2.01MT. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the CVE-2021-40655 advisory.

- An informtion disclosure issue exists in D-LINK-DIR-605 B2 Firmware Version : 2.01MT. An attacker can obtain a user name and password by forging a post request to the / getcfg.php page (CVE-2021-40655)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade DLink DIR based upon the guidance specified in CVE-2021-40655.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 197740

File Name: dlink_dir-605_CVE-2021-40655.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 5/23/2024

Updated: 5/23/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.1


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-40655


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:d-link:dir-605

Required KB Items: installed_sw/DLink DIR

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/20/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/24/2021

CISA Known Exploited Vulnerability Due Dates: 6/6/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-40655