Security advisory accidentally exposes vulnerable systems

A security advisory for a vulnerability (CVE) published by MITRE has accidentally been exposing links to remote admin consoles of over a dozen vulnerable IP devices since at least April 2022.

BleepingComputer became aware of this issue yesterday after getting tipped off by a reader who prefers to remain anonymous. The reader was baffled on seeing several links to vulnerable systems listed within the “references” section of the CVE advisory.

CVE advisories published by MITRE get syndicated verbatim across a large number of public sources, feeds, infosec news sites, and vendors providing this data to their customers.

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Source: Bleeping Computer