Netgear router vulnerability 12-12-16

Computer site Ars Technica has published an article which describes a serious vulnerability in some Netgear routers.  The vulnerability allows attackers to take complete control of the devices.  They have also included information for temporarily fixing the problem.

For more information, check out their article here.

Netgear has confirmed that the vulnerability affects the following routers:
 

  • R6400
  • R7000
  • R8000
     

For more information from Netgear, check out their announcement here.

There is no indication from Netgear as to whether other products share this vulnerability nor when a fix might be available.

 


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