January 26, 2021
SonicWall, a company providing firewalls and other cybersecurity solutions, issued an alert indicating that it had found a probable zero-day vulnerability with its SMA 100 series products on Jan. 22, 2021. A zero-day vulnerability is a software security threat that is discovered at the same time it is noticed that hackers have already executed an attack.
SonicWall is continuing to investigate the potential vulnerability. However, organizations that use SMA 100 series appliances should take the steps below to mitigate potential risk:
According to SonicWall, the following products were not impacted, and no action is required by customers or partners:
Fairview Cyber will continue to monitor updates to this event as the SonicWall investigation evolves.