CVE-2020-17019

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CVE-2020-17019 is a vulnerability that affects the OpenWRT operating system's firewall package. It was discovered in September 2020 and can allow an attacker to bypass firewall rules and access sensitive information on the target network. The vulnerability results from a flaw in the implementation of packet filtering rules that allows certain packets to bypass the firewall. The vulnerability received a CVSS score of 7.5, which indicates that it is a high-severity vulnerability that could be exploited remotely by an attacker without any authentication. The OpenWRT development team released a patch for the vulnerability in October 2020, which users were advised to install as soon as possible to mitigate the risk of exploitation. Overall, CVE-2020-17019 highlights the importance of timely patching and software updates to address vulnerabilities that could potentially expose critical networks and data to unauthorized access. In this case, the prompt response of the OpenWRT development team resulted in a quick resolution of the issue and minimized the risk of damage caused by the vulnerability.
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