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Emergent Threat Response  

VMware ESXi OpenSLP Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2020-3992 and CVE-2019-5544): What You Need To Know

What’s up? On November 6, 2020 Microsoft’s Kevin Beaumont alerted the community to evidence of active exploitation attempts of CVE-2020-3992 and/or CVE-2019-5544, which are remote code execution (RCE) vulnerabilities in VMware ESXi’s service location protocol (SLP) service. VMware had issued a…

SaltStack Pre-Authenticated Remote Root (CVE-2020-16846 and CVE-2020-25592): What You Need to Know

When combined, a new pair of SaltStack vulnerabilities can result in unauthenticated remote root access on a target system.…

Oracle WebLogic Unauthenticated Complete Takeover (CVE-2020-14882/CVE-2020-14750): What You Need to Know

Attackers opting for tricks instead of treats this week as they seek out and attempt to compromise internet-facing WebLogic servers that are vulnerable to CVE-2020-14882.…

There Goes The Neighborhood: Dealing With CVE-2020-16898 (and CVE-2020-1656) (aka"Bad Neighbor")

Microsoft released a patch for BSoD + RCE CVE-2020-16898 ("Bad Neighbor") in the October 2020 Patch Tuesday vulnerability disclosures along with Juniper releasing CVE-2020-1656 the same week.…

PSA: Increase in RDP Attacks Means It's Time to Mind Your RDPs and Qs

Our research team looks into the increase in RDP attacks against RDP servers without multi-factor authentication enabled and helps organizations strengthen their infrastructure against these attacks.…

HP Device Manager Cavalcade of Critical CVEs (CVE-2020-6925:6927): What You Need to Know

HP released a security bulletin on Sept. 25, 2020, disclosing a set of vulnerabilities in HP Device Manager.…

CVE-2020-1472 "Zerologon" Critical Privilege Escalation: What You Need To Know

CVE-2020-1472 is a critical privilege escalation vulnerability that can yield an attacker full takeover of an affected network. Here's what you need to know.…

Remote Code Execution Risks in Secomea, Moxa, and HMS eWon ICS VPN Vulnerabilities: What You Need to Know

On Wednesday, July 28, 2020, researchers at Claroty released information on a number of critical remote code execution vulnerabilities across products of three industrial control system (ICS) vendors’ — HMS, Secomea, and Moxa — remote access technologies.…

CVE-2020-3452 Cisco ASA / Firepower Read-Only Path Traversal Vulnerability: What You Need to Know

On July 22, Cisco released a patch for a high-severity read-only patch traversal vulnerability in its Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) and Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) products.…

Windows DNS Server Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2020-1350): What You Need to Know

On Tuesday, July 14, 2020, Microsoft released a patch for a 17-year-old remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in Windows Domain Name System (DNS) servers discovered by Check Point researchers.…

CVE-2020-6287: Critical Vulnerability in SAP NetWeaver Application Server (AS) Java

The new SAP vulnerability (RECON), a critical vulnerability affecting the SAP NetWeaver Application Server (AS) Java component LM Configuration Wizard, is a huge deal.…

CVE-2020-2021 Authentication Bypass in PAN-OS Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) Authentication Disclosed

On Monday, June 29, 2020, Palo Alto released details on CVE-2020-2021 a new, critical weakness in SAML authentication on PAN-OS devices.…

CVE-2020-12271: Sophos XG Firewall Pre-Auth SQL Injection Vulnerability Remediation Guidance and Exposure Overview

On April 22, Sophos received a report documenting a suspicious field value visible in the management interface of an XG Firewall.…

CVE-2020-0796: Microsoft SMBv3 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Analysis

Rapid7 analysis and exposure data on CVE-2020-0796, a critical remote code execution vulnerability in Microsoft's SMBv3 protocol.…

Rapid7 Analysis and Guidance: CDPwn (CVE-2020-3118)

This blog focuses on CVE-2020-3118, which Rapid7 considers to be the most severe and important of the CDPwn vulnerability group.…

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