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Threat Update on Remote Root Vulnerability in HID Door Controllers

11
May
2016

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There’s been a recent development in the threat environment around the Remote Root Vulnerability in HID Door Controllers that we wanted to alert customers to.

You might recall on March 30, 2016, our Zero Day Initiative published an advisory around a vulnerability that Ricky “HeadlessZeke” Lawshae with our DVLabs group discovered. This was for a Remote Root Vulnerability in HID VertX and Edge Controllers. If exploited, the vulnerability could allow an attacker to take complete control of the system. In practical terms, this means that an attacker who is able to get network packets to the door controller system could effectively defeat the system and unlock doors among other things.

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