Misfortune Cookie vulnerability

Description

Researchers from Check Point's Malware and Vulnerability Research Group recently uncovered a critical vulnerability present on millions of residential gateway (SOHO router) devices from different models and makers. This severe vulnerability allows an attacker to remotely take over the device with administrative privileges.

Remediation

Watch for firmware updates from your device vendor addressing Misfortune Cookie, apply the update as it is released.

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  • Buffer Overflow