Vulnerability in exacqVision NVRs could allow an attacker to take control

June 29, 2020

Johnson Controls, a manufacturer of network video recorders, has announced new firmware that addresses a recently disclosed vulnerability affecting exacqVision products. This vulnerability could allow an attacker to run malicious code on an unpatched NVR.

Johnson Controls has released firmware patches for affected models and recommends urgent installation.

To read Johnson Controls Product Security Advisory:

For firmware downloads:

If you have any questions regarding this important technology update, please contact your local Vector Security representative or the corporate office.

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