NAME:WRECK DNS vulnerabilities affect over 100 million devices

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Aug 2, 2020
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Security researchers today disclosed nine vulnerabilities affecting implementations of the Domain Name System protocol in popular TCP/IP network communication stacks running on at least 100 million devices.

Collectively referred to as NAME: WRECK, the flaws could be leveraged to take offline affected devices or to gain control over them.

The vulnerabilities were found in widespread TCP/IP stacks that run on a wide range of products, from high-performance servers and networking equipment to operational technology (OT) systems that monitor and control industrial equipment.

 
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