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Ubiquiti warns of worm using known exploit on outdated AirOS firmware

23
May
2016
Ubiquiti warns of worm using known exploit on outdated AirOS firmware

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A worm that made its way into Ubiquiti Networks equipment through outdated AirOS firmware has wreaked havoc on ISPs and others in the U.S. Brazil, Argentina and Spain that use the Ubiquiti networking platform, according to an “urgent” warning posted by the company on a user forum.

“From the samples we have seen there are 2 different payloads that uses [sic] the same exploit,” the company wrote. “We have confirmed these variations are using a known exploit that was reported and fixed last year.”

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