Support Announcements
DIR-605L :: Bx :: FW v2.08UI and older :: CVE-2017-9675 :: Memory Corruption via Basic Authentication Buffer Overflow



On November 23, 2018, a 3rd party security researcher accused the DIR-605L hardware revision Bx using firmware version 2.08UI or older has a Buffer Overflow that will corrupt the memory of the device causing it to malfunction. D-Link is aware of the reported security issue and investigated immediately.


D-Link takes the issues of network security and user privacy very seriously. We have a dedicated task force and product management team on call to address evolving security issues and implement appropriate security measures.




            - Enrique Castillo      :: enrique.castillo at gmail dot com


            - CVE-2017-9875:   ::


Affected Products


 The following D-Link model's, sold in the United States, unless otherwise noted were reported in this 3rd party disclosure.


US Products

- DIR-605L Hardware Revision Bx :: Firmware 2.08UI and below (older)


- A Hot-Pach was made available on Nov. 28, 2017 this annoucement serves as an update from that hot-fix.


- This product is End of Service Life and US consumers must read the recommendation section below.


- Latest Available firmware which does incllude this hot-fix is v2.10UIb01 found HERE. Mydlink Lite mobile applciation users will also see this available for update.




While D-Link is aware of the alleged vulnerabilities involving the DIR-605l, this product has reached End of Life(EoL)/End of Support(EoS) and there is no longer support or developmentt. Once a product is past EoL/EoS date, which states on it's product support page or has been transferred to,


D-Link will be unable to resolve Device or Firmware issues since all development and customer support has ceased.

From time to time, D-Link will decide that certain of its products have reached EoL. D-Link may choose to EoL a product for many reasons, including shift in market demands, technology innovation, costs or efficiencies based on new technologies, or the product simply matures over time and is replaced by functionally superior technology.


Once a product is identified as EoL, D-Link will provide the dates for which the support and service for that product will no longer be available.


For US consumers, D-Link recommends this product be retired, any further use maybe a risk to devices connected to it and end-users connected to it. If US consumers, continue to use the product against D-Link's recommendation, please make sure the device has the most recent firmware from, installed, make sure you frequently update the device's unique password to access it's web-configuration, and always have WiFI encryption enabled with a unique password.


While this is an established part of a product’s overall life cycle, D-Link understands that EOL of a product may affect an end-user’s decision to continue to use the product. The chart in the link below outlines D-Link's EOL Policy to help customers better manage their end-of-life transition and to help D-Link better understand its role in helping our customers migrate to alternative D-Link products and technology.


D-Link’s End-of-Life Policy can be found here: