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New remote attack allows access to hidden internal network services

A security researcher updated a technique he devised a decade ago to create a browser-based attack that tricks network address translation (NAT) devices and firewalls to provide remote access to services on victim machines not normally reachable via the internet. NAT Slipstreaming allows an attacker to remotely access any TCP/UDP service bound to a victim machine, bypassing the victim’s NAT/firewall (arbitrary firewall pinhole control), just by the victim visiting a website.

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