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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#563 Over 135 million modems and routers vulnerable to denial-of-service flaw
The problem lies with how a widely-used modem, the Arris Surfboard SB6141, handles authentication and cross-site requests.

Arris (formerly Motorola) said that it has sold more than 135 million of the Surfboard SB6141 modems, but an Arris spokesperson disputed that the figure was "not an accurate representation" of the units impacted and that only a "subset" of Surfboard devices were affected.

Millions of Comcast, Time Warner Cable, and Charter customers (and more) were shipped one of these modems when they first subscribed.
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