Researchers also found vulnerabilities (CVE-2018-10822, CVE-2018-10824, CVE-201810823) in eight D-Link models that could give an attacker full control over the devices. The vulnerabilities consist of a path traversal security gap that allows an attacker to read arbitrary files, passwords stored in plain text, and a shell command injection that enables an authenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code. Six of the eight models have reached end-of-life status.
Hackers are constantly hunting for routers with outdated firmware and weak passwords. They then compromise vulnerable routers and use them to carry out cyberattacks. To avoid having their routers compromised by hackers, we advise users to regularly update the firmware of their routers to the latest versions released by manufacturers. We also encourage users to adopt strong and unpredictable passwords that consist of a mix of upper- and lower-case letters, numbers, and symbols.
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