D-Link DES-3800 Series vulnerable to denial-of-service (DoS)


DES-3800 Series provided by D-Link Japan contains a denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability due to an issue in the implementation of SSH.

Note that this vulnerability is different from JVN#28812735.

Hisashi Kojima, Masahiro Nakada of Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 6.8 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Low
  • Authentication: Single Instance
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: None
  • Availability Impact: Complete
Affected Products

D-Link Systems, Inc.
  • DES-3800 Series firmware versions prior to R4.50B58


A user who can login using SSH may cause the product to stop responding.

[Update the Firmware]
Update to the latest version of firmware according to the information provided by the developer.
Note that the developer is no longer selling the DES-3800 Series.
Vendor Information

D-Link Systems, Inc.
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. No Mapping(CWE-noinfo) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2013-5997

  1. JVN : JVN#65312543
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2013-5997
Revision History

  • [2013/11/22]
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