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(non-US) DSL-2888A :: FW: :AU_2.12 Multiple Vulnerabilities



On May 26, 2020, a 3rd party security researcher submitted a report accusing the DSL-2888A (non-US) using firmware AU_2.12 of multiple vulnerabilities.   The Vulnerabilities were confirmed and a patch was issued to close them.  Please find the beta/hotfix release below

3rd Party Report information

          - Report provided 


                     - Author - Harold Zang of Trustwave

                     - Report/Coordintation - Robert Foggia - RFoggia _at_ trustwave _dot_ com

Vulnerabilities  :


            The following were reported, confirmed and mitigated in the patch listed below


                 Report 1:  Insufficient Authentication

                 Report 2:  Information Leakage

                 Report 3:  FTP misconfig

                 Report 4:  Hidden Functionality

                 Report 5:  Improper Authentication


 Affected Models


Model Hardware Revision Affected FW Fixed FW Recommendation  Last Updated
DSL-2888A All A Revisions v.AU_1.12 v. AU_2.31_V1.1.47ae55
Completed 10/30/2020


Regarding Security patch for your D-Link Devices
Firmware updates address the security vulnerabilities in affected D-Link devices. D-Link will update this continually and we strongly recommend all users to install the relevant updates.
Please note that this is a device beta software, beta firmware, or hot-fix release which is still undergoing final testing before its official release. The beta software, beta firmware, or hot-fix is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis and the user assumes all risk and liability for use thereof. D-Link does not provide any warranties, whether express or implied, as to the suitability or usability of the beta firmware. D-Link will not be liable for any loss, whether such loss is direct, indirect, special or consequential, suffered by any party as a result of their use of the beta firmware.
As there are different hardware revisions on our products, please check this on your device before downloading the correct corresponding firmware update. The hardware revision information can usually be found on the product label on the underside of the product next to the serial number. Alternatively, they can also be found on the device web configuration.