QNAP fixes multiple flaws, including a QVR RCE vulnerability

QNAP addressed multiple vulnerabilities, including a critical remote execution flaw affecting the QVR video surveillance solution.

QNAP has addressed multiple vulnerabilities, including a critical security issue, tracked as CVE-2022-27588 (CVSS score of 9.8), that could be exploited by a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands on vulnerable QVR systems.

QNAP QVR is a video surveillance solution of the Taiwanese vendor which is hosted on its NAS devices and doesn’t require any extra software.

“A vulnerability has been reported to affect QNAP VS Series NVR running QVR. If exploited, this vulnerability allows remote attackers to run arbitrary commands.” reads the advisory published by QNAP.

The company addressed the issue with the release of QVR 5.1.6 build 20220401.

Below is the list of the other issues addressed by the vendor:

  • CVE-2021-44057: (High-severity) vulnerability in QNAP NAS Photo Station that could allow attackers to compromise the security of the system.
  • CVE-2021-44051: (High-severity) command injection flaw in QTS, QuTS hero, and QuTScloud.
  • CVE-2021-44052: (High-severity) link resolution flaw in QTS, QuTS hero, and QuTScloud.
  • CVE-2021-44053: (High-severity) cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw in QTS, QuTS hero, and QuTScloud.
  • CVE-2021-44054: (High-severity) open-redirect vulnerability in QTS, QuTS hero, and QuTScloud.
  • CVE-2021-38693 – (Medium Severity) Path Traversal Vulnerability in thttpd in QTS, QuTS hero, and QuTScloud.
  • CVE-2021-44055/ CVE-2021-44056: (Medium severity) vulnerabilities affecting QNAP NAS running certain versions of Video Station. If exploited, these vulnerabilities allow remote attackers to access sensitive data, perform unauthorized actions, and compromise the security of the system.

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Pierluigi Paganini

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Pierluigi Paganini: Pierluigi Paganini is member of the ENISA (European Union Agency for Network and Information Security) Threat Landscape Stakeholder Group and Cyber G7 Group, he is also a Security Evangelist, Security Analyst and Freelance Writer. Editor-in-Chief at "Cyber Defense Magazine", Pierluigi is a cyber security expert with over 20 years experience in the field, he is Certified Ethical Hacker at EC Council in London. The passion for writing and a strong belief that security is founded on sharing and awareness led Pierluigi to find the security blog "Security Affairs" recently named a Top National Security Resource for US. Pierluigi is a member of the "The Hacker News" team and he is a writer for some major publications in the field such as Cyber War Zone, ICTTF, Infosec Island, Infosec Institute, The Hacker News Magazine and for many other Security magazines. Author of the Books "The Deep Dark Web" and “Digital Virtual Currency and Bitcoin”.

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