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(Non-US) DSL-X1852E :: Rev. Ax :: F/W vEG_1.00b09 :: Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
Publication ID: SAP10391
Resolved Status: Yes
Published on: 16 May 2024 2:55 GMT
Last updated on: 16 May 2024 3:02 GMT



On April 20,  2024, a 3rd party security researcher, informed D-Link Corporation, of the D-Link Router (Non-US) DSL-X1852E  (firmware vEG_1.00b09) 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 4sec3f _at_ proton _at_ me




         -  Firmware EG_1.00b09 and prior versions. Is affected by misconfigured file permissions  that can allow a malicious user with LAN-side access to privilege escalation and full access to the device without knowing the root password (unautheticated).



Affected Models


Model Hardware Revision  Region Affected FW Status  Last Updated
DSL-X1852E All A Hardware Revisions Non-US vEG_1.00b09 & Below Download and Update Beta-Hotix


Regarding Security patch for your D-Link Devices
Firmware updates address the security vulnerabilities in affected D-Link devices. D-Link will update this continually and we strongly recommend all users to install the relevant updates.
Please note that this is a device beta software, beta firmware, or hot-fix release which is still undergoing final testing before its official release. The beta software, beta firmware, or hot-fix is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis and the user assumes all risk and liability for use thereof. D-Link does not provide any warranties, whether express or implied, as to the suitability or usability of the beta firmware. D-Link will not be liable for any loss, whether such loss is direct, indirect, special or consequential, suffered by any party as a result of their use of the beta firmware.
As there are different hardware revisions on our products, please check this on your device before downloading the correct corresponding firmware update. The hardware revision information can usually be found on the product label on the underside of the product next to the serial number. Alternatively, they can also be found on the device web configuration.