msm1267 writes: A vulnerability in Netgear routers, already disclosed by two sets of researchers at different security companies, has been publicly exploited. Netgear, meanwhile, has yet to release patched firmware, despite apparently having built one and confirmed with one of the research teams that it addressed the problem adequately. The vulnerability is a remotely exploitable authentication bypass that affects Netgear router firmware N300_188.8.131.52_1.0.1.img, and N300-184.108.40.206_1.0.1.img. The flaw allows an attacker, without knowing the router password, to access the administration interface.
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