Critical takeover vulnerabilities in 92,000 D-Link devices under active exploitation

Hackers are actively exploiting a pair of recently discovered vulnerabilities to remotely commandeer network-attached storage devices manufactured by D-Link, researchers said Monday. Roughly 92,000 devices are vulnerable to the remote takeover exploits, which can be remotely transmitted by sending malicious Read More …

CVE-2024-0394: Rapid7 Minerva Armor Privilege Escalation (FIXED)

Rapid7 is disclosing CVE-2024-0394, a privilege escalation vulnerability in Rapid7 Minerva’s Armor product family. Minerva uses the open-source OpenSSL library for cryptographic functions and to support secure communications. The root cause of this vulnerability is Minerva’s implementation of OpenSSL’s OPENSSLDIR Read More …

What we know about the xz Utils backdoor that almost infected the world

On Friday, a lone Microsoft developer rocked the world when he revealed a backdoor had been intentionally planted in xz Utils, an open source data compression utility available on almost all installations of Linux and other Unix-like operating systems. The Read More …

Backdoor found in widely used Linux utility targets encrypted SSH connections

Researchers have found a malicious backdoor in a compression tool that made its way into widely used Linux distributions, including those from Red Hat and Debian. The compression utility, known as xz Utils, introduced the malicious code in versions ​​5.6.0 Read More …

New Golang Trojan Installs Certificate for Comms Evasion

This week, the Sonicwall Capture Labs threat research team analyzed a new Golang malware sample. It uses multiple geographic checks and publicly available packages to screenshot the system before installing a root certificate to the Windows registry for HTTPS communications Read More …

Germany: Use of non-secure line behind Taurus talk leak to Russia

The Ministry of Defence blamed an unnamed individual’s improper use of a “non-secure data line” for the recent leak of a German army conversation about the Taurus weapon system to Russia. The mistake was made by the participant who took Read More …

Investigating Ivanti Connect Secure VPN Exploitation and Persistence Attempts

Mandiant and Ivanti’s investigations into widespread Ivanti zero-day exploitation have continued across a variety of industry verticals, including the U.S. defense industrial base sector. Following the initial publication on Jan. 10, 2024, Mandiant observed mass attempts to exploit these vulnerabilities Read More …

re: Zyxel VPN Series Pre-auth Remote Command Execution

On January 25, 2024, SSD Secure Disclosure posted a disclosure titled Zyxel VPN Series Pre-auth Remote Command Execution. The writeup describes an unauthenticated remote command injection vulnerability affecting Zyxel VPN firewalls. That caught VulnCheck researchers attention. The Zyxel VPN series Read More …

ConnectWise Releases Critical Security Update for ScreenConnect

ConnectWise has released a security update addressing two vulnerabilities in on-premise ScreenConnect deployments. The update addresses a critical authentication bypass vulnerability with a CVSSv3 score of 10 and a path traversal vulnerability with a CVSSv3 score of 8.4. A remote Read More …