Remotely Exploitable Vulnerability Discovered in MikroTik's RouterOS


By Kevin Townsend

A vulnerability exists in MikroTik’s RouterOS in versions prior to the latest 6.41.3, released Monday, March 12, 2018. Details were discovered February and disclosed by Core Security on Thursday.

MikroTik is a Latvian manufacturer that develops routers and software used throughout the world. RouterOS is its Linux-based operating system.

The vulnerability, a MikroTik RouterOS SMB buffer overflow flaw, allows a remote attacker with access to the service to gain code execution on the system. Since the overflow occurs before authentication, an unauthenticated remote attacker can exploit it.

The vulnerability exists because the first byte of …read more

Via:: Security Week