Detects 'Remote Code Execution (RCE)' vulnerability in Belkin LINKSYS RE6500 affects v. before 1.0.012.001.
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Belkin LINKSYS RE6500 devices are an integral part of many home or office networks and are used to extend the Wi-Fi range by adding a powerful access point. They are designed to enable users to connect to the internet seamlessly, regardless of the distance between their electronic devices and the router. Moreover, the RE6500 devices offer extended network coverage and high-speed connectivity, enabling users to enjoy streaming and gaming without interruption.
Recently, a critical vulnerability was discovered in the Belkin LINKSYS RE6500 devices, known as CVE-2020-35713. This vulnerability enables remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands or create new passwords using shell metacharacters in the goform/setSysAdm page. Essentially, this flaw enables attackers to gain complete control over the targeted device without the knowledge or permission of the user.
If this vulnerability is exploited, attackers can gain full access to users' personal data, login credentials, and other sensitive information. Additionally, this flaw could lead to a complete network compromise or denial of service attacks from outside the network, leading to disastrous consequences for the targeted system and its users.
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