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Millions of routers have been affected: severe vulnerabilities threaten user devices

Millions of routers have been affected: severe vulnerabilities threaten user devices

Security researchers at SentiLabs have discovered a dangerous flaw in various popular routers. Faced. So it is located in the so-called NetUSB kernel from the KCodes manufacturer. This module is used by many network manufacturers, so it can be found on millions of routers around the world, as researchers write.

Attackers can use the vulnerability to access routers and then execute malicious malicious code. The good news is that researchers have yet to find any signs of harm being exploited.

Router vulnerability: These manufacturers are affected

Netgear routers are also vulnerable.

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As SentinelLabs writes, the following manufacturers are affected:

  • நெட்கியர்
  • TP-link
  • Tent
  • EDiMAX
  • DLink
  • Western Digital

The vulnerability was discovered in early September 2021, and then a link was sent out on October 4th. Currently, however, TP-Link only seems to offer firmware updates for the D7800, R6400v2 and R6700v3 models.

If you have the device from the manufacturers mentioned at home, you should check in the next few days and weeks whether an update will be provided. For example, how to install update on TP-Link devices, We show you here.

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