Thousands of Sophos firewalls still vulnerable out there to hijacking

More than 4,000 public-facing Sophos firewalls remain vulnerable to a critical remote code execution bug disclosed last year and patched months later, according to security researchers.

The flaw, CVE-2022-3236, had already been exploited as a zero-day when Sophos published a security advisory about the vulnerability in September 2022. At the time, the vendor said the hole had been abused to target “a small set of specific organizations, primarily in the South Asia region.”

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Source: The Register