Amnesia:33 vulnerabilities impact millions of smart and industrial devices


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Feb 4, 2016
Security researchers have identified 33 security flaws in four open-source TCP/IP stacks used across a wide range of smart products.
Security researchers have disclosed today 33 security flaws in four open-source TCP/IP libraries currently used inside the firmware of products from more than 150 vendors.

Forescout researchers estimate that millions of consumer and industrial-grade devices are currently impacted by the security flaws they discovered, and which they named Amnesia:33.

Impacted systems include anything you can think of, including smartphones, gaming consoles, sensors, system-on-a-chip (SOC) boards, HVAC systems, printers, routers, switches, IP cameras, self-checkout kiosks, RFID asset trackers, badge readers, uninterruptible power supplies, and all sorts of industrial equipment