Pierluigi Paganini October 18, 2023
A flaw in Synology DiskStation Manager allows admin account takeover

A vulnerability in Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM) could be exploited to decipher an administrator’s password. Researchers from Claroty’s Team82 discovered a vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2023-2729 (CVSS score 5.9), in Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM). Team82 discovered the use of a weak random number generator in Synology’s DiskStation Manager (DSM) Linux-based operating system running on the NAS […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 03, 2023
Synology fixes multiple critical vulnerabilities in its routers

Synology fixed several critical flaws in its routers, including flaws likely demonstrated at the Pwn2Own 2022 hacking contest. Taiwanese NAS maker Synology published two new critical advisories in December. The first advisory is related to the most severe vulnerability addressed by the company, which is a critical out-of-bounds write issue, tracked as CVE-2022-43931 (CVSS3 Base Score10). […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 01, 2022
Synology and QNAP warn of critical Netatalk flaws in some of their products

Synology warns customers that some of its NAS devices are affected by multiple critical Netatalk vulnerabilities. Synology has warned customers that multiple critical Netatalk vulnerabilities affect some of its network-attached storage (NAS) devices. Netatalk is a free, open-source implementation of the Apple Filing Protocol that allows Unix-like operating systems to serve as a file server for macOS computers. QNAP NAS devices support the AFP protocol to […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 29, 2021
Some Synology products impacted by recently disclosed OpenSSL flaws

Taiwan vendor Synology announced that recently disclosed vulnerabilities (CVE-2021-3711 and CVE-2021-3712) in the OpenSSL impact some of its products. Taiwanese company Synology revealed that the recently disclosed remote code execution (RCE) and denial-of-service (DoS) OpenSSL vulnerabilities (CVE-2021-3711 and CVE-2021-3712) impact some of its products. “Multiple vulnerabilities allow remote attackers to conduct denial-of-service attack or possibly execute arbitrary code via […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 10, 2021
New eCh0raix ransomware variant targets NAS devices from both QNAP and Synology vendors

A new variant of the eCh0raix ransomware is able to target Network-Attached Storage (NAS) devices from both QNAP and Synology vendors. A newly variant of the eCh0raix ransomware is able to infect Network-Attached Storage (NAS) devices from Taiwanese vendors QNAP and Synology. The eCh0raix ransomware has been active since at least 2019, when eExperts from security firms […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 09, 2021
StealthWorker botnet targets Synology NAS devices to drop ransomware

Taiwanese vendor Synology has warned customers that the StealthWorker botnet is targeting their NAS devices to deliver ransomware. Taiwan-based vendor Synology has warned customers that the StealthWorker botnet is conducting brute-force attacks in an attempt to implant ransomware. Once compromised the device, threat actors employed it in a botnet used in attacks aimed at Linux […]