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Millions of users affected by vulnerability in Netgear products

02/01/2017

The American company Netgear, dedicated to the production of communication equipment, has confirmed the existence of a serious security breach that affects several of its models. This bug was detected by Trustwave researchers and consists of a vulnerability in the process of recovering passwords, which would allow the obtaining of administration credentials of the device in cases of having access to the local network or if this had remote management enabled. Depending on the affected models, Netgear has published several solutions, ranging from the update of the firmware to the revision  of password management configuration.