Sierra Wireless Patches Critical Vulns in Range of Wireless Routers

Sierra Wireless has patched two critical vulnerabilities for its range of wireless gateways that would leave the enterprise devices helpless to an array of remote threats, including the charms of the Reaper IoT botnet.

The more critical of the two (with a 9.4 CVSSv3 Temp Score) is a privilege-escalation bug (CVE-2018-10251), which could allow a remote attacker with no authentication whatsoever to the device to execute arbitrary code and gain full control of an affected system, including issuing commands with root privileges.

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Source: ThreatPost