Synology DiskStation Manager 4.0-x < 4.0-2259 / 4.1-x / 4.2-x < 4.2-3243 SLICEUPLOAD Function Remote Code Execution

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 72342


The remote Synology DiskStation Manager is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


According to its version number, the Synology DiskStation Manager installed on the remote host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability. The issue exists due to improper validation of values submitted in the 'X-TMP-FILE' header field along with the 'X-TYPE-NAME: SLICEUPLOAD' header field to the 'imageSelector.cgi' script.

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


Upgrade to 4.0-2259 / 4.2-3243 / 4.3-3810 Update 1 or later, or contact the vendor.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 72342

File Name: synology_dsm_4_2_3243.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 2014/02/05

Updated: 2019/11/26

Dependencies: 72341

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:synology:diskstation_manager

Required KB Items: www/synology_dsm

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 2013/12/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/01/07

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Synology DiskStation Manager SLICEUPLOAD Remote Command Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6955

BID: 64516

EDB-ID: 30470

CERT: 615910