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Flaw in Netgear Wi-Fi routers exposes admin password, WLAN details

2015/02/17

Help Net Security - (International) A network engineer discovered and notified Netgear support that certain versions of the brand's WNDR3700v4, WNR2200, and WNR2500 home wireless routers contain a vulnerability in the embedded simple object access protocol (SOAP) service that could allow unauthenticated remote and locally-connected attackers to obtain the administrator password, device serial number, WLAN details, and various information related to clients connected to the device.

Source: http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=17959

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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