"It's notable the FOTA daemon tries to retrieve the firmware over HTTPS. But at the date of the writing, the SSL certificate forhttps://qdp:firstname.lastname@example.org/qdh/ispname/2031/appliance.xml is invalid for 1.5 years," Kim writes.Security Removed in UPnP
"An attacker can add a forwarding rule in order to allow traffic from the Internet to local Exchange servers, mail servers, ftp servers, http servers, database servers," Kim writes. "In fact, this lack of security allows a local user to forward whatever they want from the Internet into the LAN."There are more security issues surrounding the vulnerable router, but Kim points out that the router with a big processor, sizable memory (168 MB) and good free space (235 MB) is so badly secured that it would be trivial for attackers to use this router as an attack vector.