New KCodes NetUSB Bug Affect Millions of Routers from Different Vendors


Researchers have discovered a critical flaw in the KCodes NetUSB component, which is used in millions of enduser router devices from Netgear, TPLink, Tenda, EDiMAX, DLink, and Western Digital, among others.

KCodes NetUSB is a Linux kernel module that allows local network devices to provide USBbased services over IP. The driver makes printers, external hard drives, and flash drives connected to a Linuxbased embedded system available over the network.

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