Hackers Exploiting New Auth Bypass Bug Affecting Millions of Arcadyan Routers

Unidentified threat actors are actively exploiting a critical authentication bypass vulnerability to hijack home routers as part of an effort to co-opt them to a Mirai-variant botnet used for carrying out DDoS attacks, merely two days after its public disclosure.
Tracked as CVE-2021-20090 (CVSS score: 9.9), the weakness concerns a path traversal vulnerability in the web interfaces of routers

Source:: The Hackers News