SonicWall Bug Affecting 800k Firewalls Was Partially Fixed

Share post:

A recent find revealed that a critical stack-based Buffer Overflow vulnerability tracked as CVE-2020-5135 affected over 800,000 SonicWall VPNs that were not properly patched until now.

While Craig Young of Tripwire Vulnerability and Exposure Research Team (VERT) and Nikita Abramov were both credited for discovering and reporting the vulnerability, VERT stated after accessing Bleeping Computer that the previous fix for the vulnerability had been “unsuccessful.”

With a view to the new update, SonicWall has now published hints about the vulnerability with further information about the repaired versions.

For more information, read the original story in Bleeping Computer.

Featured Tech Jobs


Related articles

Cyber Security Today, April 24, 2024 – Good news/bad news in Mandiant report, UnitedHealth admits paying a ransomware gang, and more

This episode reports on the danger of using expired open-source packages, a tool used by a Russian hacking group and passw

Google Play introduces new biometric verification with a user warning

Google has recently announced updates to the biometric verification process for Google Play purchases, aiming to bolster security...

Cyber Security Today, Week in Review for week ending Friday April 19, 2024

On this episode Jen Ellis, co-chair of the Ransomware Task Force, talks about ways of fighting one of the biggest cyber threats to IT d

Cyber Security Today, April 19, 2024 – Police bust phishing rental platform, a nine-year old virus found on Ukrainian computers, and more

This episode reports on a threat actor targeting governments in the Middle East with a novel way of hiding malware is going international

Become a member

New, Relevant Tech Stories. Our article selection is done by industry professionals. Our writers summarize them to give you the key takeaways