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QNAP Security Releases QVR 5.0.2 Updating GNU Bash Patch & Increasing Compatibility to Over 3,000 IP Cameras

Taipei, Taiwan, October 9, 2014 – QNAP® Security today announced the release of the new QVR 5.0.2 firmware for VioStor NVR, which includes an official GNU Bash patch and adds compatibility for 200 more IP cameras.

QVR 5.0.2 has fixed the GNU Bash Environment Variable Command Injection Vulnerability (CVE-2014-6271, CVE-2014-7169), also known as “Shellshock” that can allow attackers to gain remote control over UNIX/Linux-based systems. All users are strongly advised to upgrade their VioStor NVR to this QVR version. Though the other four revealed vulnerabilities (CVE-2014-6277, CVE-2014-6278, CVE-2014-7186 and CVE-2014-7187) do not see direct impact to the VioStor NVR system, QNAP still schedules to release another new firmware version fixing them to prevent security risk.

QVR 5.0.2 is applicable to the following VioStor NVR models:

  • VS-12164U-RP Pro+/ 12156U-RP Pro+/ 12148U-RP Pro+/ 12140U-RP Pro+
  • VS-12164U-RP Pro/ 12156U-RP Pro/ 12148U-RP Pro/ 12140U-RP Pro
  • VS-8148U-RP Pro+/ 8140U-RP Pro+/ 8132U-RP Pro+/ 8124U-RP Pro+
  • VS-8148U-RP Pro/ 8140U-RP Pro/ 8132U-RP Pro/ 8124U-RP Pro
  • VS-8148 Pro+/ 8140 Pro+/ 8132 Pro+/ 8124 Pro+
  • VS-6120/ 6116/ 6112 Pro+
  • VS-6020/ 6016/ 6012 Pro
  • VS-4116/ 4112/ 4108U-RP Pro+
  • VS-4016/ 4012/ 4008U-RP Pro
  • VS-4116/ 4112/ 4108 Pro+
  • VS-4016/ 4012/ 4008 Pro
  • VS-2112/ 2108/ 2104 Pro+
  • VS-2012/ 2008/ 2004 Pro
  • VS-2108L/ VS-2104L

QVR 5.0.2 expands the number of compatible IP cameras with 200 additional models. Users with QVR 5.0.2 can enjoy greater flexibility in choosing from over 3,000 IP camera models from 111 renowned brands when deploying their surveillance solution.


QVR 5.0.2 is available to download from here.

For a full list of compatible IP cameras and for more information on VioStor NVR products, please visit


About QNAP System Inc.

QNAP Systems, Inc., as its brand promise "Quality Network Appliance Provider", aims to deliver comprehensive offerings of cutting edge network attached storage (NAS) and network video recorder (NVR) solutions featured with ease-of-use, robust operation, large storage capacity, and trustworthy reliability. QNAP integrates technologies and designs to bring forth quality products that effectively improve business efficiency on file sharing, virtualization applications, storage management and surveillance in the business environments, as well as enrich entertainment life for home users with the offering of a fun multimedia center experience. Headquartered in Taipei, QNAP delivers its solutions to the global market with nonstop innovation. More information is at

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