[eCh0raix ransomware] QNAP Security Advisory | Bulletin ID: QSA-20-02

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[eCh0raix ransomware] QNAP Security Advisory | Bulletin ID: QSA-20-02

Post by Toxic17 » Thu Jun 11, 2020 6:12 am

Taipei, Taiwan, June 8, 2020 - QNAP® had published security enhancement against security vulnerabilities that could affect specific versions of QNAP products. Please use the following information and solutions to correct the security issues and vulnerabilities.

eCh0raix Ransomware

Release date: June 8, 2020
Security ID: QSA-20-02
Severity rating: High
CVE identifier: N/A
Affected products: QNAP NAS devices running Photo Station


The eCh0raix ransomware has been reported to target QNAP NAS devices and exploit certain vulnerabilities in earlier versions of QTS and Photo Station.
We have already fixed these issues in recent releases since September 2019.

  • QTS 4.4.1: build 20190918 and later
  • QTS 4.3.6: build 20190919 and later
Photo Station:
  • QTS 4.4.1: Photo Station 6.0.3 and later
  • QTS 4.3.4 - QTS 4.4.0: Photo Station 5.7.10 and later
  • QTS 4.3.0 - QTS 4.3.3: Photo Station 5.4.9 and later
  • QTS 4.2.6: Photo Station 5.2.11 and later

To secure your device and to protect your data from ransomware attacks and unauthorized usage, we strongly recommend updating QTS and Photo Station to their latest versions.


Regardless of your current QTS version, QNAP strongly recommends updating your QTS to the latest available version for your NAS model to ensure that your device can benefit from vulnerability fixes. You can check the product support status of your NAS model.

Installing the QTS Update
  1. Log on to QTS as administrator.
  2. Go to Control PanelSystem> Firmware Update.
  3. Under Live Update, click Check for Update.
QTS downloads and installs the latest available update.

Tip: You can also download the update from the QNAP website. Go to Support> Download Center and then perform a manual update for your specific device.

Updating Photo Station
  1. Log on to QTS as administrator.
  2. Open the App Center, and then click Image.
    A search box appears.
  3. Type “Photo Station”, and then press ENTER.
    The Photo Station application appears in the search result list.
  4. Click Update.
    A confirmation message appears.
    Note: The Update button is not available if you are using the latest version.
  5. Click OK.
    The application is updated.
Revision history: V1.0 (June 8, 2020) - Published
If you have any questions regarding this issue, please contact us at https://www.qnap.com/go/support-ticket/.


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