Critical Microsoft Hyper-V bug could haunt orgs for a long time

Technical details are now available for a vulnerability that affects Hyper-V, Microsoft’s native hypervisor for creating virtual machines on Windows systems and in the Azure cloud computing environment.

Currently tracked as CVE-2021-28476, the security issue has a critical severity score of 9.9 out of 10. Exploiting it on unpatched machines can have a devastating impact as it allows crashing the host (denial of service) or execute arbitrary code on it.

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Source: Bleeping Computer