Rule Category

SERVER-WEBAPP -- Snort has detected traffic exploiting vulnerabilities in web based applications on servers.

Alert Message

SERVER-WEBAPP NETGEAR Nighthawk RAX30 router SOAP authentication bypass attempt

Rule Explanation

This rule looks for an attempt to overwrite the client IP address to "" on the stack by overflowing the HTTP method, path, or protocol field.

What To Look For

This rule alerts on an attempt bypass SOAP API authentication using a buffer overflow.

Known Usage

Public information/Proof of Concept available

False Positives

No known false positives


Cisco Talos Intelligence Group

Rule Groups

Rule Categories::Server::Web Applications

MITRE::ATT&CK Framework::Enterprise::Initial Access::Exploit Public-Facing Application



Additional Links

Rule Vulnerability

No information provided

CVE Additional Information

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