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QNAP Releases Patch for 2 Critical Flaws Threatening Your NAS Devices

QNAP Releases Patch for 2 Critical Flaws Threatening Your NAS Devices

Nov 06, 2023 Vulnerability / Data Security
QNAP has released security updates to address two critical security flaws impacting its operating system that could result in arbitrary code execution. Tracked as  CVE-2023-23368  (CVSS score: 9.8), the vulnerability is described as a command injection bug affecting QTS, QuTS hero, and QuTScloud. "If exploited, the vulnerability could allow remote attackers to execute commands via a network," the company said in an advisory published over the weekend. The shortcoming spans the below versions - QTS 5.0.x (Fixed in QTS 5.0.1.2376 build 20230421 and later) QTS 4.5.x (Fixed in QTS 4.5.4.2374 build 20230416 and later) QuTS hero h5.0.x (Fixed in QuTS hero h5.0.1.2376 build 20230421 and later) QuTS hero h4.5.x (Fixed in QuTS hero h4.5.4.2374 build 20230417 and later) QuTScloud c5.0.x (Fixed in QuTScloud c5.0.1.2374 and later) Also fixed by QNAP is another command injection flaw in QTS, Multimedia Console, and Media Streaming add-on ( CVE-2023-23369 , CVSS score: 9.0) th
Zyxel Releases Urgent Security Updates for Critical Vulnerability in NAS Devices

Zyxel Releases Urgent Security Updates for Critical Vulnerability in NAS Devices

Jun 20, 2023 Vulnerability / Data Security
Zyxel has rolled out security updates to address a critical security flaw in its network-attached storage (NAS) devices that could result in the execution of arbitrary commands on affected systems. Tracked as  CVE-2023-27992  (CVSS score: 9.8), the issue has been described as a pre-authentication command injection vulnerability. "The pre-authentication command injection vulnerability in some Zyxel NAS devices could allow an unauthenticated attacker to execute some operating system (OS) commands remotely by sending a crafted HTTP request," Zyxel  said  in an advisory published today. Andrej Zaujec, NCSC-FI, and Maxim Suslov have been credited with discovering and reporting the flaw. The following versions are impacted by CVE-2023-27992 - NAS326 (V5.21(AAZF.13)C0 and earlier, patched in V5.21(AAZF.14)C0), NAS540 (V5.21(AATB.10)C0 and earlier, patched in V5.21(AATB.11)C0), and NAS542 (V5.21(ABAG.10)C0 and earlier, patched in V5.21(ABAG.11)C0) The alert comes two weeks
QNAP Fixes Critical Vulnerability in NAS Devices with Latest Security Updates

QNAP Fixes Critical Vulnerability in NAS Devices with Latest Security Updates

Jan 31, 2023 Data Security / Vulnerability
Taiwanese company QNAP has released updates to remediate a critical security flaw affecting its network-attached storage (NAS) devices that could lead to arbitrary code injection. Tracked as  CVE-2022-27596 , the vulnerability is rated 9.8 out of a maximum of 10 on the CVSS scoring scale. It affects QTS 5.0.1 and QuTS hero h5.0.1. "If exploited, this vulnerability allows remote attackers to inject malicious code," QNAP  said  in an advisory released Monday. The exact technical specifics surrounding the flaw are unclear, but the NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD) has categorized it as an SQL injection vulnerability. This means an attacker could send specially crafted SQL queries such that they could be weaponized to bypass security controls and access or alter valuable information. "Just as it may be possible to read sensitive information, it is also possible to make changes or even delete this information with a SQL injection attack," according to  MI
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What's the Right EDR for You?

What's the Right EDR for You?

May 10, 2024Endpoint Security / Threat Detection
A guide to finding the right endpoint detection and response (EDR) solution for your business' unique needs. Cybersecurity has become an ongoing battle between hackers and small- and mid-sized businesses. Though perimeter security measures like antivirus and firewalls have traditionally served as the frontlines of defense, the battleground has shifted to endpoints. This is why endpoint detection and response (EDR) solutions now serve as critical weapons in the fight, empowering you and your organization to detect known and unknown threats, respond to them quickly, and extend the cybersecurity fight across all phases of an attack.  With the growing need to defend your devices from today's cyber threats, however, choosing the right EDR solution can be a daunting task. There are so many options and features to choose from, and not all EDR solutions are made with everyday businesses and IT teams in mind. So how do you pick the best solution for your needs? Why EDR Is a Must Because of
Critical RCE Vulnerability Affects Zyxel NAS Devices — Firmware Patch Released

Critical RCE Vulnerability Affects Zyxel NAS Devices — Firmware Patch Released

Sep 07, 2022
Networking equipment maker Zyxel has released patches for a critical security flaw impacting its network-attached storage (NAS) devices. Tracked as  CVE-2022-34747  (CVSS score: 9.8), the issue relates to a "format string vulnerability" affecting NAS326, NAS540, and NAS542 models. Zyxel credited researcher Shaposhnikov Ilya for reporting the flaw. "A format string vulnerability was found in a specific binary of Zyxel NAS products that could allow an attacker to achieve unauthorized remote code execution via a crafted UDP packet," the company  said  in an advisory released on September 6. The flaw affects the following versions - NAS326 (V5.21(AAZF.11)C0 and earlier) NAS540 (V5.21(AATB.8)C0 and earlier), and NAS542 (V5.21(ABAG.8)C0 and earlier) The disclosure comes as Zyxel previously addressed local privilege escalation and authenticated directory traversal vulnerabilities ( CVE-2022-30526 and CVE-2022-2030 ) affecting its firewall products in July. In J
QNAP Warns of New DeadBolt Ransomware Attacks Exploiting Photo Station Flaw

QNAP Warns of New DeadBolt Ransomware Attacks Exploiting Photo Station Flaw

Sep 06, 2022
QNAP has issued a new advisory urging users of its network-attached storage (NAS) devices to upgrade to the latest version of  Photo Station  following yet another wave of  DeadBolt ransomware attacks  in the wild by exploiting a zero-day flaw in the software. The Taiwanese company  said  it detected the attacks on September 3 and that "the campaign appears to target QNAP NAS devices running Photo Station with internet exposure." The issue has been addressed in the following versions - QTS 5.0.1: Photo Station 6.1.2 and later QTS 5.0.0/4.5.x: Photo Station 6.0.22 and later QTS 4.3.6: Photo Station 5.7.18 and later QTS 4.3.3: Photo Station 5.4.15 and later QTS 4.2.6: Photo Station 5.2.14 and later Details of the flaw have been kept under wraps for now, but the company is advising users to disable port forwarding on the routers, prevent NAS devices from being accessible on the Internet, upgrade NAS firmware, apply strong passwords for user accounts, and take regula
QNAP Releases Firmware Patches for 9 New Flaws Affecting NAS Devices

QNAP Releases Firmware Patches for 9 New Flaws Affecting NAS Devices

May 07, 2022
QNAP, Taiwanese maker of network-attached storage (NAS) devices, on Friday released security updates to patch nine security weaknesses, including a critical issue that could be exploited to take over an affected system. "A vulnerability has been reported to affect QNAP VS Series NVR running QVR," QNAP  said  in an advisory. "If exploited, this vulnerability allows remote attackers to run arbitrary commands." Tracked as  CVE-2022-27588  (CVSS score: 9.8), the vulnerability has been addressed in QVR 5.1.6 build 20220401 and later. Credited with reporting the flaw is the Japan Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Center (JPCERT/CC). Aside from the critical shortcoming, QNAP has also resolved three high-severity and five medium-severity bugs in its software - CVE-2021-38693  (CVSS score: 5.3) - A  path traversal vulnerability  in thttpd affecting QNAP devices running QTS, QuTS hero, QuTScloud, and QVR Pro Appliance, leading to information disclosure C
QNAP Advises Users to Update NAS Firmware to Patch Apache HTTP Vulnerabilities

QNAP Advises Users to Update NAS Firmware to Patch Apache HTTP Vulnerabilities

Apr 22, 2022
Network-attached storage (NAS) appliance maker QNAP on Thursday said it's investigating its lineup for potential impact arising from two security vulnerabilities that were addressed in the Apache HTTP server last month. The critical flaws, tracked as  CVE-2022-22721 and CVE-2022-23943 , are rated 9.8 for severity on the CVSS scoring system and impact Apache HTTP Server versions 2.4.52 and earlier - CVE-2022-22721  - Possible buffer overflow with very large or unlimited LimitXMLRequestBody CVE-2022-23943  - Out-of-bounds Write vulnerability in mod_sed of Apache HTTP Server Both the vulnerabilities, alongside CVE-2022-22719 and CVE-2022-22720, were remediated by the project maintainers as part of  version 2.4.53 , which was shipped on March 14, 2022. "While CVE-2022-22719 and CVE-2022-22720 do not affect QNAP products, CVE-2022-22721 affects 32-bit QNAP NAS models, and CVE-2022-23943 affects users who have enabled mod_sed in Apache HTTP Server on their QNAP device,"
QNAP Warns of OpenSSL Infinite Loop Vulnerability Affecting NAS Devices

QNAP Warns of OpenSSL Infinite Loop Vulnerability Affecting NAS Devices

Mar 31, 2022
Taiwanese company QNAP this week revealed that a selected number of its network-attached storage (NAS) appliances are affected by a recently-disclosed bug in the open-source OpenSSL cryptographic library. "An infinite loop vulnerability in OpenSSL has been reported to affect certain QNAP NAS," the company  said  in an advisory published on March 29, 2022. "If exploited, the vulnerability allows attackers to conduct denial-of-service attacks." Tracked as  CVE-2022-0778  (CVSS score: 7.5), the issue relates to a bug that arises when parsing security certificates to trigger a denial-of-service condition and remotely crash unpatched devices. QNAP, which is currently investigating its line-up, said it affects the following operating system versions – QTS 5.0.x and later QTS 4.5.4 and later QTS 4.3.6 and later QTS 4.3.4 and later QTS 4.3.3 and later QTS 4.2.6 and later QuTS hero h5.0.x and later QuTS hero h4.5.4 and later, and QuTScloud c5.0.x To date, t
'Dirty Pipe' Linux Flaw Affects a Wide Range of QNAP NAS Devices

'Dirty Pipe' Linux Flaw Affects a Wide Range of QNAP NAS Devices

Mar 15, 2022
Network-attached storage (NAS) appliance maker QNAP on Monday warned of a recently disclosed Linux vulnerability affecting its devices that could be abused to elevate privileges and gain control of affected systems. "A local privilege escalation vulnerability, also known as 'Dirty Pipe,' has been reported to affect the Linux kernel on QNAP NAS running QTS 5.0.x and QuTS hero h5.0.x," the company  said . "If exploited, this vulnerability allows an unprivileged user to gain administrator privileges and inject malicious code." The Taiwanese firm said it's continuing to thoroughly  investigate its product line  for the vulnerability and that QNAP NAS devices running QTS versions 4.x are immune to the Dirty Pipe flaw. Tracked as  CVE-2022-0847  (CVSS score: 7.8), the shortcoming resides in the Linux kernel that could permit an attacker to overwrite arbitrary data into any read-only files and allow for a complete takeover of vulnerable machines. "A
Warning — Deadbolt Ransomware Targeting ASUSTOR NAS Devices

Warning — Deadbolt Ransomware Targeting ASUSTOR NAS Devices

Feb 24, 2022
ASUSTOR network-attached storage (NAS) devices have become the  latest   victim  of Deadbolt ransomware, less than a month after similar attacks singled out  QNAP NAS appliances . In response to the infections, the company has released firmware updates ( ADM 4.0.4.RQO2 ) to "fix related security issues." The company is also urging users to take the following actions to keep data secure – Change your password Use a strong password Change default HTTP and HTTPS ports. Default ports are 8000 and 8001 respectively Change web server ports (Default ports are 80 and 443) Turn off Terminal/SSH and SFTP services and other services you do not use, and Make regular backups and ensure backups are up to date The attacks primarily affect internet-exposed ASUSTOR NAS models running ADM operating systems including, but not limited to, AS5104T, AS5304T, AS6404T, AS7004T, AS5202T, AS6302T, and AS1104T.  Much like the intrusions targeting QNAP NAS devices, the threat actors claim t
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