The following security advisory is sent to the securiteam mailing list, and can be found at the SecuriTeam
web site: http://www.securiteam.com
- - promotion
The SecuriTeam alerts list - Free, Accurate, Independent.
Get your security news from a reliable source.
- - - - - - - - -
Multiple Vulnerabilities in Netgear FVS318 Router
The <http://www.netgear.com> Netgear FVS318 is "an easy to use,
firewall/router designed for home users and small businesses". SecuriNews
Research has found 2 vulnerabilities in the router, one allows bypassing
the product's content filtering mechanism while the other allows injecting
then be used to attack the administrator of the router.
Content Filtering Bypass:
By using HEX encoded characters, it is possible to bypass the URL filter.
For example, if the router administrator blocks the phrase ".exe"; a user
can encode one or more characters in the URL phrase to bypass the filter.
If we encode the 'x' in ".exe", the new phrase ".e%78e" will bypass the
Log File Arbitrary Content Injection:
The content filter/log viewer contains a Cross Site Scripting
vulnerability. When a user tries to access a blocked URL phrase, it is
administrator's browser when the security log is viewed.
Proof of Concept:
If the router administrator has blocked the URL phrase ".exe", a user can
Note: The string "</textarea>" must be added before the injected
The information has been provided by <mailto:[email protected]>
The original article can be found at:
This bulletin is sent to members of the SecuriTeam mailing list.
To unsubscribe from the list, send mail with an empty subject line and body to:
In order to subscribe to the mailing list, simply forward this email to: [email protected]
The information in this bulletin is provided "AS IS" without warranty of any kind.
In no event shall we be liable for any damages whatsoever including direct, indirect, incidental,
consequential, loss of business profits or special damages.