CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2020-15498

Improper Certificate Validation

Published: Aug 26, 2020 | Modified: Sep 03, 2020
CVSS 3.x
5.9
MEDIUM
Source:
NVD
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
CVSS 2.x
4.3 MEDIUM
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

An issue was discovered on ASUS RT-AC1900P routers before 3.0.0.4.385_20253. The router accepts an arbitrary server certificate for a firmware update. The culprit is the –no-check-certificate option passed to wget tool used to download firmware update files.

Weakness

The software does not validate, or incorrectly validates, a certificate.

Potential Mitigations

References