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CVE-2009-1558 Scanner

Detects 'Directory Traversal' vulnerability in Cisco Linksys WVC54GCA affects v. 1.00R22 and 1.00R24.


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Single Scan

Single Scan

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Asset Owner

Estimated Time

10 sec

Scan only one




The Cisco Linksys WVC54GCA is a wireless video camera designed for remote surveillance and monitoring. It can be used for various purposes such as keeping an eye on your home, office, or warehouse remotely from anywhere in the world. This product comes with a built-in web-based interface that allows users to access the video feed and configure the camera settings.

However, this product has a vulnerability known as CVE-2009-1558, which is a directory traversal vulnerability in adm/file.cgi. This vulnerability allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files by using a %2e (encoded dot dot) or an absolute pathname in the next_file parameter.

When this vulnerability is exploited, attackers can gain access to sensitive information on the camera, including video footage, login credentials, and configuration files. This can lead to privacy breaches, data theft, and intrusion into the user's network.

In conclusion, as digital assets become more prevalent, it's essential to be aware of potential vulnerabilities that can compromise your security. The platform offers advanced features that can help you identify and mitigate vulnerabilities in your digital assets quickly and effectively. By following the precautions outlined above and utilizing the resources provided by, you can keep your digital assets secure and safeguard your privacy.



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