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Re: home router flaws

 > From
>> Also, keep in mind that 99% of home routers are vulnerable to this attack 
>> as all of them support UPnP to one degree or another. 

Matthew Gillen wrote: 
> This is one of the reasons why I use a linux box as my firewall, instead of 
> an end-consumer router... 

OK, but that seems pretty easy to guard against. Turn off UPnP. 

Similarly, you'd think there would be a ton of exploits using XSS that 
hit the admin web interface on consumer routers. To thwart that change 
the default password and/or IP address of the router's admin page. 


Tom Metro 
Venture Logic, Newton, MA, USA 
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