Threat Encyclopedia

Zyxel.PK5001Z.Modem.Backdoor

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This indicates detection of a Security Bypass vulnerability in ZyXEL PK5001Z Modem.
The vulnerability is due to a hard-coded password in the Modem's firmware. Remote attackers can obtain access to the device with this password by sending a special request to a specific UDP port.

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ZyXEL PK5001Z Modem

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

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Currently we are not aware of any vendor supplied patch for this vulnerability.
Monitor the traffic from that network for any suspicious activity.

CVE References

CVE-2016-10401