Published:2008/11/26  Last Updated:2008/12/02

I-O DATA DEVICE HDL-F series cross-site request forgery vulnerability


The HDL-F series products from I-O DATA DEVICE, INC. are LAN connectable hard disk drives. The web interface for administration in the products contains a cross-site request forgery vulnerability.

Products Affected

  • HDL-F series products


The HDL-F series products provided by I-O DATA DEVICE, INC. are LAN connectable hard disk drives. Configuration of these devices are done through a web-based interface. This web interface is vulnerable to cross-site request forgery.


If a user views a malicious web page while logged into the web-based interface, an attacker could modify configurations or delete data on the hard disk drive.


Update the Software
Apply the firmware updates provided by the vendor.

Vendor Status

Vendor Status Last Update Vendor Notes
I-O DATA DEVICE, INC. Vulnerable 2008/11/26


JPCERT/CC Addendum

Firmware updates addressing this vulnerability have been provided by the vendor since August 28, 2008.

Vulnerability Analysis by JPCERT/CC

Analyzed on 2008.11.26

Measures Conditions Severity
Access Required Routed - can be attacked over the Internet using packets
  • High
Authentication None - anonymous or no authentication (IP addresses do not count)
  • High
User Interaction Required Simple - the user must be convinced to take a standard action that does not feel harmful to most users, such as click on a link or view a file
  • Medium
Exploit Complexity Low-Medium - some expertise and/or luck required (most buffer overflows, guessing correctly in small space, expertise in Windows function calls)
  • Medium-High

Description of each analysis measures


Takayuki Ogiso reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the vendor under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.

Other Information

JPCERT Reports
CERT Advisory
CPNI Advisory
CVE CVE-2008-5382
JVN iPedia JVNDB-2008-000079

Update History