Security News TP-Link Gaming Router Vulnerability Exposes Users to Remote Code Attacks

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A maximum-severity security flaw has been disclosed in the TP-Link Archer C5400X gaming router that could lead to remote code execution on susceptible devices by sending specially crafted requests.

The vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2024-5035, carries a CVSS score of 10.0. It impacts all versions of the router firmware including and prior to 1_1.1.6. It has been patched in version 1_1.1.7 released on May 24, 2024.

"By successfully exploiting this flaw, remote unauthenticated attackers can gain arbitrary command execution on the device with elevated privileges," German cybersecurity firm ONEKEY said in a report published Monday.
 

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I am so Glad. That I decommissioned my TP link ages ago.
My AX20 died so I sent it back after two and a half years and got full refund. I added a bit more money and went to Asus. It's not that I wasn't happy with AX20, I was, but Asus just gets me way more features and has stronger signal with higher speed.
 
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After TP link I went to Asus but it died on me after a year so I junked it and went to NETGEAR which is 2 year's old now and working fine :emoji_beer:
Did you get a refund? All of the routers, in EU at least, have 3-year warranty. So you send it back and they'll either service it or give you a full refund.

Hungarian company that I bought my AX20 from closed their Croatian webshop just in time my router died. It certainly took some time and e-mails back and forth before getting a full refund. I was asked to send the router back (they sent a courier to pick it up from my place) and then there was a silence for about two weeks. I contacted them again, asking what happened, where's the router to what they replied it's in the repair center (which I know doesn't exist in Europe) and that they asked repair center about the status of repair. The next day new e-mail came saying they approved my refund and to send them IBAN, that's all.

Knowing I won't get my router back I bought Asus TUF Gaming AX3000 v2 from another reputable webshop. It was on sale, if I remember correctly. Couldn't be happier with it. :)
 

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