Delta Electronics Patches Serious Flaws in Industrial Networking Devices

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In the case of the Delta access point, CyberDanube researchers discovered an authenticated command injection vulnerability. While exploitation of the security hole requires authentication, CyberDanube founder and technical director Thomas Weber told SecurityWeek that the XSS vulnerability could be leveraged by an attacker to bypass the authentication requirement. Weber explained that in the case of this vulnerability an attacker could obtain the credentials required for exploitation by doing ARP spoofing on the network or thorough brute-force attacks, noting that the difficulty of obtaining the credentials generally depends on the strength of the password.

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