TP-LINK SMB Router TL-R600VPN Vulnerability

TP-Link are aware of a security flaw in the SMB Router TL-R600VPN. After diagnosing the issue, they have identified a bug which might be taken use by an authenticated attacker to launch remote code execution attacks.

TP-Link has confirmed that this security flaw can only be taken use by an authenticated attacker with administrative authority. This security flaw only affects TL-R600VPN V1, V2 and V3 hardware version. TL-R600VPN V4 and other models are not affected by this security flaw.

In order to remove this security flaw, they have already made a beta firmware aiming at fixing it. This beta is suitable for TL-R600VPN V1, V2 and V3 hardware version.

If anyone needs the beta firmware or has further questions and concerns, please contact TP-Link through the support page on the official website: http://www.tp-link.com/support.

Jason Davies

UK based technology professional, with an interest in computer security and telecoms.

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