Firmware (security) updates for Netgear router available

[German]Netgear WLAN routers R6250, R6400, R7000 and R8000 are vulnerable. Now Netgear has released firmware updates for several models, so a firmware update is recommended.


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On December 9, 2016, US-CERT has issued a warning Vulnerability Note VU#582384, that Netgear R6200, R6250, R6400, R6700, R6900, R7000, R7100LG, R7300, R7900, R8000, D6220, and D6400 routers and possibly other models are vulnerable to arbitrary command injection.

Netgear has published a list of all affected routers within Security Advisory for VU 582384, PSV-2016-0245. This security advisory informs now, that final version of firmware updates for Netgear routers R6250, R6400, R7000, and R8000 are downloadable.

For Netgear routers linked below, only beta version of firmware-updates are available.

I guess, we will see finals for the firmware updates of the affected devices within a few days.


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