MikroTik RouterOS Vulnerability Allows Hackers to Perform DOS Attacks

[ April 08, 2019 ]

A Serious vulnerability that discovered in MikroTik RouterOS allows attackers to perform DoS attack on the vulnerable router that causes the device to reboot.
MikroTik provides hardware and software for Internet connectivity around the world and they also created a RouterOS software.
This vulnerability allows the watchdog timer to reboots the router that causes device overloaded and eventually stop responding, the issue was addressed and fixed.
According to MikroTik, Both fixes are released already in RouterOS versions that were published April 2019 (all release chains: RouterOS v6.44.2, RouterOS v6.45beta23, and RouterOS v6.43.14).

Cyber Security Tips :

– MikroTik advised to Upgrade to any RouterOS version released after April 1st, 2019.


 

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