DNS cache poisoning vulnerability

28th Oct, 2019 | Security

Tenable has identified a vulnerability in RouterOS DNS implementation. RouterOS 6.45.6 and below is vulnerable to unauthenticated remote DNS cache poisoning via Winbox. The router is impacted even when DNS is not enabled.

One possible attack vector is via Winbox on port 8291 if this port is open to untrusted… Full story

Package validation and upgrade vulnerability

28th Oct, 2019 | Security

Tenable has identified a couple of issues with RouterOS packaging and upgrade systems. The upgrade system used by RouterOS 6.45.5 and below is vulnerable to man in the middle attacks and insufficient package validation. An attacker can abuse these vulnerabilities to downgrade a router's installed RouterOS version, possibly lock the… Full story

CVE-2019-11477, CVE-2019-11478, CVE-2019-11479

20th Jun, 2019 | Security

Summary

Netflix has identified several TCP networking vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel that is used in RouterOS. The vulnerabilities can trigger denial of service if the RouterOS system is attacked from an insufficiently protected network interface (port). Firewall can protect against the issue.

MikroTik has already applied the necessary patches… Full story

CVE-2019-3924 Dude agent vulnerability

22nd Feb, 2019 | Security

On February 21, Tenable published a new CVE, describing a vulnerability, which allows to proxy a TCP/UDP request through the routers Winbox port, if it's open to the internet. Tenable had previously contacted MikroTik about this issue, so a fix has already been released on February 11, 2019 in… Full story

CVE-2018-14847 winbox vulnerability

9th Oct, 2018 | Security

A cybersecurity researcher from Tenable Research has released a new proof-of-concept (PoC) RCE attack for an old directory traversal vulnerability that was found and patched within a day of its discovery in April this year, the new attack method found by Tenable Research exploits the same vulnerability, but takes it… Full story

CVE-2018-115X issues discovered by Tenable

23rd Aug, 2018 | Security

MikroTik was contacted by Tenable Inc. who had discovered several issues in RouterOS web server. The issues only affect authenticated users, meaning, to exploit them, there must be a known username and password on the device. Your data, access to the system and configuration are not under risk. All the… Full story

WPA2 preshared key brute force attack

9th Aug, 2018 | Security

It has come to our attention that a new way of brute force attack based on WPA2 standard using PMKID has come to light.

This attack actually is a brute force attack on WPA2 preshared key. The reason this attack is considered effective is because it can be performed offline… Full story

Web service vulnerability

30th May, 2018 | Security

This post summerizes the facts around the www service vulnerability in RouterOS which was published by Wikileaks as part of the Vault 7 document release. The vulnerability affected the RouterOS webfig configuration interface, if no firewall was put in place to protect it. MikroTik fixed the vulnerability in the… Full story

CVE-2018-14847 winbox vulnerability

25th Mar, 2018 | Security

This post summarises the Winbox server vulnerability in RouterOS, discovered and fixed in RouterOS on April 23, 2018. Note that although Winbox was used as point of attack, the vulnerabilitty was in RouterOS. This issue was later assigned a universal identifier CVE-2018-14847. How it works: The vulnerability allowed a special… Full story