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Cisco Patches Critical Issue in Wireless Residential Gateway Products

17
Jul
2014

A security glitch in the web server present in several Cisco Wireless Residential Gateway products could be exploited by an attacker to execute code remotely and has been addressed by the developer.The vulnerability, a buffer overflow, occurred because of incorrect validation of HTTP requests. As such, the intruder had the opportunity to exploit it by sending malicious HTTP requests to the affected device.By doing so, they would cause the web server to crash, which allowed them to inject comma…

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