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Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Routers Leak Info of Connected Devices

Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Routers Leak Info of Connected Devices (Malware and Vulnerabilities)

More than 25,000 Linksys Smart Wi-Fi routers are currently impacted by an information disclosure vulnerability which allows remote and unauthenticated access to a vast array of sensitive device information. This issue is very similar to a Linksys SMART WiFi firmware security issue from 2014 tracked as CVE-2014-8244 which allowed "remote attackers to obtain sensitive information or modify data via a JNAP action in a JNAP/ HTTP request." However, as Bad Packets' security researcher Troy Mursch discovered, although that flaw was supposedly fixed about five years ago, the vulnerability is still there. Leaked sensitive information sample As the researcher discovered, the 25,617 vulnerable Linksys Smart Wi-Fi routers he found using the BinaryEdge are exposing sensitive device information like:

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