December 23, 2019
D-Link DIR-859 routers are prone to an information-disclosure vulnerability. Attackers can exploit this issue to obtain sensitive information and perform unauthorized actions. Versions prior to D-Link DIR-859 1.07b03_beta are vulnerable.
- D-Link DIR-859 1.05
- D-Link DIR-859 1.06b01 Beta01
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.
Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.
Miguel Mendez Z. — (s1kr10s) Pablo Pollanco — (secenv)
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