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Millions of routers vulnerable to attacks due to NetUSB bug

2015/05/20

Securityweek - (International) Security researchers at SEC Consult discovered a kernel stack buffer overflow vulnerability in NetUSB drivers developed by Taiwan-based KCodes, in which an unauthenticated attacker can execute arbitrary code or cause a denial-of-service (DoS) condition by specifying a computer name longer than 64 characters when the client connects to the server. The driver is found in millions of routers from vendors including Netgear, TP-Link, ZyXEL, and TRENDnet.

Source: http://www.securityweek.com/millions-routers-vulnerable-attacks-due-netusb-bug

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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