Microsoft reveals authentication failures, system hijack vulnerabilities in Netgear routers

Microsoft has disclosed a series of vulnerabilities in Netgear routers which could lead to data leaks and full system compromise. Bar Or said that the trio of bugs impacted DGN-2200v1 series routers — running firmware prior to v1.0.0.60 — which “opened the gates for attackers to roam untethered through an entire organization.” Microsoft’s security team discovered the vulnerabilities after noting strange behavior in the router’s management port.

Link: Microsoft reveals authentication failures, system hijack vulnerabilities in Netgear routers
via http://www.zdnet.com

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