Make sure you’re up-to-date with Sonicwall SMA 100 VPN box patches – security hole exploit info is now out

Technical details and exploitation notes have been published for a remote-code-execution vulnerability in Sonicwall SMA 100 series VPN appliances. The information was released today by infosec outfit Rapid7. This comes about a month after Sonicwall issued a patch for the Read More …

Hundreds of thousands of MikroTik devices still vulnerable to botnets

Approximately 300,000 MikroTik routers are vulnerable to critical vulnerabilities that malware botnets can exploit for cryptomining and DDoS attacks. MikroTik is a Latvian manufacturer of routers and wireless ISPs who has sold over 2,000,000 devices globally. In August, the Mēris Read More …

Multiple Vulnerabilities in Apache HTTP Server Affecting Cisco Products

On September 16, 2021, the Apache Software Foundation disclosed five vulnerabilities affecting the Apache HTTP Server (httpd) 2.4.48 and earlier releases. For a description of these vulnerabilities, see the Apache HTTP Server 2.4.49 section of the Apache HTTP Server 2.4 Read More …

SonicWall ‘strongly urges’ customers to patch critical SMA 100 bugs

SonicWall ‘strongly urges’ organizations using SMA 100 series appliances to immediately patch them against multiple security flaws rated with CVSS scores ranging from medium to critical. The bugs (reported by Rapid7’s Jake Baines and NCC Group’s Richard Warren) impact SMA Read More …

Web trust dies in darkness: Hidden Certificate Authorities undermine public crypto infrastructure

Security researchers have checked the web’s public key infrastructure and have measured a long-known but little-analyzed security threat: hidden root Certificate Authorities. Certificate Authorities, or CAs, vouch for the digital certificates we use to establish trust online. You can be Read More …

FBI: An APT Group Exploiting a 0-day in FatPipe WARP, MPVPN, and IPVPN Software

As of November 2021, FBI forensic analysis indicated exploitation of a 0-day vulnerability in the FatPipe MPVPN® device software1 going back to at least May 2021. The vulnerability allowed APT actors to gain access to an unrestricted file upload function Read More …

Security company faces backlash for waiting 12 months to disclose Palo Alto 0-day

There has been considerable debate within the cybersecurity community about Randori, a security firm that waited one year before disclosing a critical buffer overflow bug it discovered in Palo Alto Networks’ GlobalProtect VPN. The zero-day — which has a severity Read More …