PT-2011-30: Disclosure of sensitive information in D-Link DIR-300 Router

Vulnerable software

Router management system for D-Link DIR-300

Severity level

Severity level: Medium
Impact: Sensitive information disclosure
Access Vector: Remote

CVSS v2:
Base Score: 6.8
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:N/A:N)

CVE: CVE-2011-4723

Software description

A router management system for D-Link DIR-300.

Vulnerability description

Positive Research Center has discovered that password hashing is not implemented in D-Link DIR-300 routers, which allows one to obtain passwords in plain text.

How to fix

Update your software up to the latest version
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Advisory status

09.09.2011 - Vendor is notified
09.09.2011 - Vendor gets vulnerability details
19.09.2011 - Vendor releases fixed version and details
20.10.2011 - Public disclosure


The vulnerability was detected by Sergey Scherbel, Positive Research Center (Positive Technologies Company)


Reports on the vulnerabilities previously discovered by Positive Research: