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DIR-X4860 :: Rev. Ax :: v1.04B03 :: LAN-Side Unauthenticated Command Execution Vulnerability
Publication ID: SAP10390
Resolved Status: Yes
Published on: 16 May 2024 5:03 GMT
Last updated on: 24 May 2024 11:49 GMT



On May 15th,  2024, a 3rd party security researcher, publically 0-day disclosed the D-Link Router DIR-X4860 (firmware ver. 1.04b03) with potential vulnerabilities.


As soon as D-Link was made aware of the reported security issues, we had promptly started our investigation.


 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.


3rd Party Report information

    Reports provided: 


      - Reported by ssd-disclosure.


     Public Disclosed 3rd Party Report ::


         - SSD :: https://ssd-disclosure.com/ssd-advisory-d-link-dir-x4860-security-vulnerabilities/

         - Dark Reading :: https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities-threats/d-link-routers-vulnerable-to-takeover-via-exploit-for-zero-day

          - Mapion :: https://www.mapion.co.jp/news/column/cobs2764044-1-all/

          - Teknomers :: https://teknomers.com/2024/05/15/d-link-yonlendiricileri-sifir-gun-icin-aciklardan-yararlanma-yoluyla-devralinmaya-karsi-savunmasiz/



Affected Models


Model Hardware Revision  Region Affected FW Fixed Firmware  Last Updated
DIR-X4860 All A Hardware Revisions Worldwide v1.04B03 & Below v1.04B04 Hotfix-Beta



Regarding the Security Update for Your D-Link Device


Installing firmware updates is a critical step in addressing security vulnerabilities in your D-Link devices. D-Link strongly urges all users to install the relevant updates and regularly check for further updates. After downloading the firmware update, it is essential to ALWAYS validate its success by comparing the firmware version on your product interface to the firmware update version.


Please note that beta software, beta firmware, or a hot-fix release is still undergoing rigorous testing before its official release. This ensures that the software is of the highest quality and meets our stringent standards. However, it is essential to understand that the user assumes all risk and liability for its use. D-Link does not provide any express or implied warranties regarding the suitability or usability of the beta software, beta firmware, or hot-fix release. D-Link will not be liable for any direct, indirect, special, or consequential loss suffered by any party due to their use of the beta firmware, beta software, or hit-fix release.


NOTE: Our products have different hardware revisions, so please check your device’s hardware revision before downloading the corresponding firmware update. The hardware revision can be found on the product label next to the serial number or on the device's web interface.