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MediaTek WPS/IEEE-1905 Vulnerabilities: BadMesher - DIR-1750/1950


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On October 29, 2021, D-Link became aware of a number of potential MediaTek WiFi vulnerabilities involving Wi-Fi WPS/IEEE-1905 called BadMesher & Authentication Flooding. As soon as D-Link was made aware of the reported security issues, we had promptly started our investigation and began developing security patches.

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BadMesher: New Attack Surfaces of Wi-Fi Mesh Network. A Black Hat Briefing publicly disclose the technical details on some of the Wi-Fi Mesh vulnerabilities in MediaTek Wi-Fi chipsets that could allow a proximate attacker (within Wi-Fi range of both the client device and the access point) to inject malicious packets containing illegal WPS IE and might cause device reboot, denial of service or possible escalation of privilege.

[*]CVE-2021-32467 : Out-of-bounds Read
[*]CVE-2021-32468 : Out-of-bounds Read
[*]CVE-2021-32469 : Out-of-bounds Read
[*]CVE-2021-35055 : Out-of-bounds Write
[*]CVE-2021-37560 : Out-of-bounds Write
[*]CVE-2021-37561 : Out-of-bounds Write
[*]CVE-2021-37562 : Out-of-bounds Read
[*]CVE-2021-37563 : Out-of-bounds Write
[*]CVE-2021-37584 : Out-of-bounds Write
[*]CVE-2021-41788 : Mishandle attempts at Wi-Fi authentication flooding


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