Newly-Discovered Vulnerabilities Could Allow for Bypass of Spectre Mitigations in Linux

Two new vulnerabilities have been patched in the Linux kernel which, if exploited, could bypass existing mitigations for the Spectre vulnerabilities. The vulnerabilities were discovered by Piotr Krysiuk, a researcher on Symantec’s Threat Hunter team, who reported them to the Read More …

Apple releases emergency update for iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watch

Apple has released an emergency update to patch a serious vulnerability (https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT212258) found in iOS, iPadOS, and watchOS. The patches are iOS 14.4.2, iPadOS 14.4.2, and watchOS 7.3.3, respectively. The vulnerability, discovered by Google’s Threat Analysis Group, affects Apple’s WebKit Read More …

F5 issues BIG-IP patches to tackle unauthenticated remote code execution, critical flaws

F5 Networks has pushed out patches to tackle four critical vulnerabilities in BIG-IP, one of which can be exploited for unauthenticated remote code execution (RCE) attacks. The enterprise networking provider’s BIG-IP applications are enterprise-grade, modular software suites designed for data Read More …

Cybersecurity firm Genua fixes a critical flaw in its GenuGate High Resistance Firewall

Germany-based cybersecurity company Genua has fast-tracked a fix for a critical flaw in one of its firewall products. If exploited, the vulnerability could allow local attackers to bypass authentication measures and log in to internal company networks with the highest Read More …

SonicWall releases additional update for SMA 100 vulnerability

SonicWall has released a second firmware update for an SMA-100 zero-day vulnerability known to be used in attacks and is warning to install it immediately. Last month, SonicWall disclosed that their internal systems were attacked using a zero-day vulnerability in Read More …

Cisco fixes critical pre-auth bugs in SD-WAN, cloud license manager

Cisco has released security updates to address pre-auth remote code execution (RCE) vulnerabilities affecting multiple SD-WAN products and the Cisco Smart Software Manager software. SD-WAN are software products that help manage wide-area networks (WAN) while Smart Software Manager is a Read More …