Plex media streaming service has some major security flaws



DDoS-for hire services are leveraging security flaws in Plex Media Server systems as a UDP reflection/amplication vector in DDoS attacks according to new research from Netscout.

For those unfamiliar, Plex Media Server is a personal media library and streaming system that runs on a variety of operating systems including Windows, MacOS and Linux. There are also customized variants of the system made for NAS devices, external RAID storage units and digital media players.


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