TP-Link WR940N/WR941ND Uninitialized Pointer Vulnerability


An uninitialized pointer vulnerability exists within TP-Link’s WR940N and WR941ND SOHO router devices specifically during the processing of UPnP/SOAP SUBSCRIBE requests. Successful exploitation allow local unauthenticated attackers the ability to execute arbitrary code under the context of the ‘root’ user.

Vulnerability Identifiers

  • Exodus Intelligence: EIP-9ad27c94

Vulnerability Metrics

  • CVSSv2 Score: 8.3

Vendor References

Discovery Credit

  • Exodus Intelligence

Disclosure Timeline

  • Disclosed to affected vendor: December 10th, 2021
  • Disclosed to public: June 23rd, 2022

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