Zyxel urges customers to patch critical firewall bypass vulnerability

Zyxel is urging customers to immediately patch a critical vulnerability in the vendor’s firewall software.

In a security advisory published this week, the Taiwanese networking giant said the security flaw can lead to the circumvention of firewall protection in Zyxel USG, ZyWALL, FLEX, ATP, VPN, and NSG product lines.

Tracked as CVE-2022-0342 and issued a critical severity score of 9.8, the vulnerability is described as an “authentication bypass” caused by a proper access control mechanism failure.

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Source: ZDNet