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TP-Link TD-W8951ND


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#1 purplewarrior

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Posted 04 April 2013 - 03:09 AM

Hey there,
My friend recently picked up a TP-link TD-W8951ND router and a security issue has been discovered with these routers recently(Read more here:

http://www.h-online.com/security/news/item/Treacherous-backdoor-found-in-TP-Link-routers-1822720.html?from-classic=1

http://sekurak.pl/tp-link-httptftp-backdoor/

http://sekurak.pl/more-information-about-tp-link-backdoor/ )

Any suggestions on how to remain unaffected by this vulnerability?(Changing firmware or anything that makes the router Immune against this backdoor)

Thank you.



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#2 purplewarrior

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Posted 04 April 2013 - 11:05 PM

Bump.

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 04:00 PM

"Quick" research tells me its a viable threat however, it appears the "exploiter" needs to have access to the local network to use the exploit. Tp-link U.S. does not have much in response to the threat. Personally I would avoid using the product until the manufacture deals with it with a firmware update.

 

 

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