Barracuda Security Equipment Contains Hardcoded Backdoors

Via: Information week

Mathew J. Schwartz | January 24, 2013 01:41 PM

Multiple Barracuda appliances — including its firewall, SSL VPN server, and load balancer devices – have security flaws that can be exploited by attackers to remotely access and gain shell-level access to the appliances.

That warning over hardcoded backdoor accounts, as well as a “critical SSH backdoor,” was sounded Thursday in a security warning released by Austria-based information security consultancy SEC Consult.

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