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NAT Slipstreaming Router Attack

gtx_viper
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Registered: ‎12-11-2020

NAT Slipstreaming Router Attack

Is plusnet doing anything about the latest router attack?; which basically makes any firewall null and void.

Are plusnet even aware of the issue?
When can we expect a router update/patch?
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Baldrick1
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Re: NAT Slipstreaming Router Attack

@gtx_viper  Welcome to the forum.

From my reading this is only applicable to devices that support ALG. I don't know but suspect that Plusnet hubs don't. I quote from  https://portswigger.net/daily-swig/nat-slipstreaming-hack-tricks-firewalls-and-routers

ALG1.jpg

I do have control on my Business Smarthub 6 but it is switched off by default

ALG2.jpg