CVSS 3.1 Score 6.8 of 10 (medium)


Published Sep 20, 2023
Updated: Sep 22, 2023


CVE-2023-43477 is a vulnerability found in the Telstra Smart Modem Gen 2 (Arcadyan LH1000) with firmware versions below 0.18.15r. It allows an authenticated attacker to achieve command injection as root on the device by exploiting the unsanitized ping_from parameter in ping_tracerte.cgi in the web UI. The vulnerability has a risk score of 65 and a base severity rating of MEDIUM, with a base score of 6.8 according to CVSS version 3.1. The impact includes high integrity and confidentiality impacts, as well as high availability impact. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations should update their Telstra Smart Modem Gen 2 firmware to version 0.18.15r or later to address the issue and mitigate potential risks associated with unauthorized command execution on the device.

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