Unpatched DNS bug affects millions of routers and IoT devices
Turritopsis Dohrnii Teo En Ming
ceo.teo.en.ming at gmail.com
Thu May 5 05:54:47 PDT 2022
Dear Jo-Philipp Wich,
Thank you for your reply and information.
Mr. Turritopsis Dohrnii Teo En Ming
Targeted Individual in Singapore
5 May 2022 Thursday
On Thu, 5 May 2022 at 05:57, Jo-Philipp Wich <jo at mein.io> wrote:
> > [QUOTE]
> > The library uClibc and its fork from the OpenWRT team, uClibc-ng. Both
> > variants are widely used by major vendors like Netgear, Axis, and
> > Linksys, as well as Linux distributions suitable for embedded
> > applications.
> > [/QUOTE]
> > Does it affect my TP-link AC1200 wireless router?
> Neither does current OpenWrt use uClibc, not did the OpenWrt team fork uClibc
> into uClibc-ng, both projects are completely unaffiliated with OpenWrt.
> It likely does not affect your TP-link AC1200 wireless router if it runs one
> of the currnetly supported OpenWrt version series 19.07, 21.02 or 22.03.
> OpenWrt switched the default libc implementation to musl in June 2015 and
> dropped the last remaining ARC-only support for uClibc-ng in December 2020.
> Many vendors use proprietary forks based on a very old OpenWrt 15.05 ("Chaos
> Calmer") version, which still used uClibc. This version is long EOL though and
> not maintained by the OpenWrt project anymore. It is up to the vendors to
> provide patches for their OpenWrt based firmware derivates.
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