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Published: 17 November 2023

An issue was discovered in OpenNDS Captive Portal before version 10.1.2. It has a NULL pointer dereference in preauthenticated() that can be triggered with a crafted GET HTTP request with a missing redirect query string parameter. Triggering this issue results in crashing OpenNDS (a Denial-of-Service condition). Affected OpenNDS Captive Portal before version 10.1.2 fixed infixed in OpenWrt master, OpenWrt 23.05 and OpenWrt 22.03 on28. August 2023 by updating OpenNDS to version 10.1.3.



Cvss 3 Severity Score


Score breakdown


Package Release Status
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Ignored
(end of standard support)
focal Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

lunar Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
mantic Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
noble Needs triage

trusty Ignored
(end of standard support)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Ignored
(end of standard support)

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 6.5
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required Low
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity impact None
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H