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#1 OFFLINE   Corrine

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Posted 10 February 2018 - 12:16 PM

Security Advisory for Password Recovery and File Access on Some Routers and Modem Routers, PSV-2017-0677 | Answer | NETGEAR Support

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NETGEAR is aware of a password recovery and file access security vulnerability on some routers and modem routers.

NETGEAR strongly recommends that you download the latest firmware as soon as possible.

The list of products is in the above-referenced topic.

More info at Researcher found multiple vulnerabilities in NETGEAR Routers, update them now!Security Affairs:

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Netgear has just released many security updates that address vulnerabilities in a couple of dozen models.

The vulnerabilities have been reported by security researchers Martin Rakhmanov from Trustwave, which conducted a one-year-study on the firmware running on Netgear’s box.

Users are recommended to apply the security patches as soon as possible, they can be exploited by hackers to compromise gateways and wireless points.

The expert discovered that 17 different Netgear routers are affected by a remote authentication bypass that could be exploited by a remote attacker to access target networks without having to provide a password.

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