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Code Used in Zero Day Huawei Router Attack Made Public

29
Dec
2017
Code Used in Zero Day Huawei Router Attack Made Public

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Exploit code used in the Mirai malware variant called Satori, which was used to attack hundreds of thousands of Huawei routers over the past several weeks, is now public. Researchers warn the code will quickly become a commodity and be leveraged in DDoS attacks via botnets such as Reaper or IOTrooper.

Ankit Anubhav, researcher at NewSky Security first identified the code on Monday that was posted publicly on Pastebin.com. The code is the zero-day vulnerability CVE- 2017-17215 used by a hacker identified as “Nexus Zeta” to spread a variant of the Mirai malware called Satori, also known as Mirai Okiru.

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