A security researcher has found several vulnerabilities in a number of Ruckus Wireless routers, which the networking giant has since patched.
Gal Zror told TechCrunch that the vulnerabilities he found lie inside in the web user interface software that runs on the company’s Unleashed line of routers.
The flaws can be exploited without needing a router’s password, and can be used to take complete control of affected routers from over the internet.
Routers act as a gateway between a home or office network and the wider internet. Routers are also a major line of defense against unauthorized access to that network. But routers can be a single point of failure. If attackers find and take advantage of vulnerabilities in the router’s software, they can control