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Linksys 0-day root exploit discovered

Midnight_Caller
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Linksys 0-day root exploit discovered

Hi All
Just seen this:
[quote="Net Security"]
Dangerous remote Linksys 0-day root exploit discovered
DefenseCode researchers have uncovered a remote root access vulnerability in the default installation of Linksys routers.
They contacted Cisco and shared a detailed vulnerability description along with the PoC exploit for the vulnerability. Cisco claimed that the vulnerability was already fixed in the latest firmware release, which turned out the be incorrect. The latest Linksys firmware (4.30.14) and all previous versions are still vulnerable.
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Re: Linksys 0-day root exploit discovered

"remote" in the sense it is remote of the router, but within the LAN, in the video they were accessing 192.168... not hacking in from the internet.