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SERVER-WEBAPP Netgear R8500 multiple parameters command injection attempt
This rule specifically looks for the injection of commands to the Netgear R8500 series' sysNewPasswd= and sysConfirmPasswd= parameters. This will stop those attempts.
What To Look For
This rule will alert when an attempt to perform a command injection attack against a Netgear device.
Public information/Proof of Concept available
No known false positives
Cisco Talos Intelligence Group
MITRE ATT&CK Framework
Tactic: Initial Access
Technique: Exploit Public-Facing Application
For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here:
Command Injection attacks target applications that allow unsafe user-supplied input. Attackers transmit this input via forms, cookies, HTTP headers, etc. and exploit the applications permissions to execute system commands without injecting code.
CVE Additional Information