CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)


Published Sep 7, 2023
Updated: Sep 12, 2023
CWE ID 787


CVE-2023-40942 is a critical vulnerability that affects the Tenda AC9 V3.0BR_V15.03.06.42_multi_TD01 router firmware. The vulnerability involves a stack overflow issue through the 'firewall_value' parameter in the URL /goform/SetFirewallCfg. The risk score is rated at 65, with a base severity of critical and a base score of 9.8 according to NIST's National Vulnerability Database (NVD). The exploitability score is 3.9, indicating a medium level of difficulty for attackers to exploit this vulnerability remotely without requiring any privileges or user interaction. The impact includes high integrity and confidentiality impacts, with a potential danger to organizations' availability as well. Remediation measures or mitigation strategies have not been provided in the available information for this vulnerability.


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