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ASUS RT-AC66U Router Buffer Overflow

Disclosed July 26, 2013    Zeroday : 768 days

Vulnerability Description:

ASUS RT-AC66U contains multiple buffer overflows which may result in remote arbitrary code execution. These overflows are present in Broadcom ACSD software.



Vulnerable Software/Devices:

ASUS RT-AC66U Router

Vulnerability Severity:


Exploit Availability:

Publicly Available

Exploit Impact:

Remote Code Execution
An attacker may trigger a buffer overflow condition within Broadcom ACSD software present on the ASUS RT-AC66U router, thereby giving the attacker the ability to remotely execute code with root permissions on the router.

BeyondTrust Prevention and Detection:

BeyondTrust's Retina® Network Security Scanner scans devices to detect for this vulnerability.

  • 19917 - ASUS RT-AC66U Router Buffer Overflow (Zero-Day)


No mitigation currently available.