FLIR Thermal Camera Multiple Vulnerabilities, Patch Released

Author: Brian Karas, Published on Oct 03, 2017

Multiple cyber security vulnerabilities exist in FLIR thermal cameras, which have not been fixed, despite being reported months ago. UPDATE- FLIR has released patches, which are covered in this report.

In this note, we examine the vulnerabilities, share our test results of vulnerable FLIR cameras, review FLIR's response and the impact on the company.

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Vulnerabilities ********

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Vulnerability ********

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FLIR ******* / **** ********

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Impact *********

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Comments (6)

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