Our public security advisories

Path traversal in TP-LINK WR740 and possibly others

TP-Link WR740 routers are vulnerable to a path traversal vulnerability on the web administration interface. Unauthenticated users are able to read any file from the device.

Posted on Jun 18, 2012 

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Debugging shell with root privileges in routers TP-Link WR740

There is a hidden debugging shell with root privileges in routers TP-Link WR740.

Posted on Jun 18, 2012 

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Huawei HG866 authentication bypass

The web management interface of Huawei HG688 routers has several pages which fail to validate the user's session. This allows an attacker to bypass the authentication both locally and remotely.

Posted on Jun 15, 2012 

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Netgear Information Disclosure

Several NETGEAR devices are vulnerable to information disclosure via the web interface.

Posted on May 28, 2012 

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PHP Self Cross Site Scripting in MantisBT 1.2.x

MantisBT installations 1.2.x up to 1.2.7 are vulnerable to Cross Site Scripting attacks due to lack of sanitation of the variable $_SERVER["PHP_SELF"]

Posted on Sep 13, 2011 

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