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D-Link DSL-2740B Router Cross-Site Request Forgery

Disclosed September 8, 2013    Fully Patched

Vulnerability Description:

The D-Link DSL-2740B Router contains a Cross-Site Request Forgery vulnerability. This may allow an attacker to perform restricted actions on the device by forcing an authenticated user to unknowingly perform actions on the attacker’s behalf. This can be done by maliciously crafting a URL and sending it to a target user.



Vulnerable Software/Devices:

D-Link DSL-2740B Router

Vulnerability Severity:


Exploit Availability:

Publicly Available

Exploit Impact:

Cross-Site Request Forgery
An attacker may perform restricted actions on a device by socially engineering an already authenticated target user to open a maliciously crafted link. From there, the attacker may compromise certain settings and features of the router.

BeyondTrust Prevention and Detection:

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

  • 30676 - D-Link DSL-2740B Router Cross-Site Request Forgery (Zero-Day)


No mitigations are currently available.