More than 20 Linksys router models are vulnerable to attacks that allow a third party to reboot, lock out and extract sensitive router data from affected devices. According to IOActive, impacted routers include some of its latest Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router brands, specifically the EA and WRT series. There is currently no fix for the flaws, however there are measures users can take to mitigate risk.
IOActive said it found 10 vulnerabilities impacting the affected Linksys routers. During its investigation, IOActive identified 7,000 of the vulnerable routers in use.
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