NETGEAR Releases Security Updates for RCE Vulnerability

Original release date: September 21, 2021

NETGEAR has released security updates to address a remote code execution vulnerability—CVE-2021-40847—in multiple NETGEAR routers. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system.

CISA encourages users and administrators to review NETGEAR’s Security Advisory and update to the latest firmware. Given the increase in telework, CISA recommends that CISOs consider the risk that these vulnerabilities present to business networks. Review CISA’s Tip on Home Network Security for more information.

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