D-Link DAP-1320 Wireless Range Extender CVE-2019-17505 Information Disclosure Vulnerability

Risk

Medium

Date Discovered

October 24, 2019

Description

D-Link DAP-1320 Wireless Range Extender is prone to an information-disclosure vulnerability. Attackers can exploit this issue to obtain sensitive information and perform unauthorized actions. D-Link DAP-1320 Rev A2 version 1.21 is vulnerable. Other versions may also be affected.

Technologies Affected

  • D-Link DAP-1320 Rev A2 1.21

Recommendations

Block external access at the network boundary, unless external parties require service.
Filter access to the affected computer at the network boundary if global access isn't needed. Restricting access to only trusted computers and networks might greatly reduce the likelihood of a successful exploit.

Run all software as a nonprivileged user with minimal access rights.
To reduce the impact of latent vulnerabilities, always run nonadministrative software as an unprivileged user with minimal access rights.

Deploy network intrusion detection systems to monitor network traffic for malicious activity.
NIDS may identify and block generic attacks against web applications. Detecting and suspicious HTTP requests may reduce the likelihood of successful exploits.

Currently, we are not aware of any vendor-supplied patches. If you feel we are in error or are aware of more recent information, please mail us at: vuldb@securityfocus.com.

References

Credits

Jian-bin Ye, Wei Xie, Zhen-hua Wang and En-Ze Wang.


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