Microsoft's Azure App Service had a security flaw, which researchers call "NotLegit," that kept your Local Git repository publicly accessible, according to a security blog from Wiz.io. The source code of customer applications written in Java, Node, PHP, Python and Ruby was exposed for four years.
Security researchers have discovered two severe vulnerabilities in a popular WordPress SEO plug-ins used by more than 3 million website owners. If left unpatched, the vulnerabilities could enable an attacker to take advantage of a privilege-escalation bug and an SQL-injection problem.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features an analysis of the most recent developments in the Log4j security flaw crisis, ransomware-era incident response essentials and what to expect from cybersecurity in 2022.
Everyone knows the OWASP Top 10 lists of application security and API risks. But what about #11 and beyond - aren't those key priorities, too? Matt Tesauro of Noname Security talks about "Beyond the Top 10" and relates it back to mitigating the Log4j zero-day vulnerability.
Microsoft Teams' link preview feature contains four vulnerabilities that allow attackers to access internal Microsoft services, spoof the link preview and - for Android users - leak their IP address and use DoS attacks against their Teams app/channels. Three of the four flaws remain unpatched.
German security researchers have found a critical drive-by RCE vulnerability in Windows 10. They allege that Microsoft at first dismissed the finding, but later bumped up the vulnerability to "Critical, RCE" and released a patch five months later.
CISA, the FBI, the NSA and several of their international law enforcement partners have issued a joint advisory on the known vulnerabilities in the Apache Log4j software library urging "any organization using products with Log4j to mitigate and patch immediately."
An authentication bypass vulnerability in Zoho's widely used unified endpoint management tool, ManageEngine Desktop Central, is being used by advanced persistent threat actors to gain remote access permissions, the FBI says.
A week after announcing a new bug bounty program called "Hack DHS," U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced that DHS is expanding the scope of the program to include finding and patching Log4j-related vulnerabilities in the systems.
Microsoft is urging customers to apply patches issued in November for two Active Directory domain controller bugs following publication of a proof-of-concept tool that leverages these bugs, which when chained can allow easy Windows domain takeover.
The Log4j vulnerability has underscored once again the widespread dependence on open-source software projects and the lurking risks. Patrick Dwyer of OWASP says such projects deserve more resources to avoid major security vulnerabilities.
The Belgian Ministry of Defense, which is responsible for national defense and the Belgian military, announced on Monday that it has fallen victim to a cyberattack officials say relates to the widespread Apache Log4j vulnerability. The attack "paralyzed the ministry's activities for several days."
Apache has released Log4j version 2.17 to fix yet another high-severity denial-of-service vulnerability - tracked as CVE-2021-45105 with a CVSS score of 7.5 - that affects all versions from 2.0-beta9 to 2.16.0.
In an emergency directive issued on Friday regarding the explosive Apache Log4j vulnerabilities, CISA has required federal civilian departments and agencies to assess their internet-facing network assets and immediately patch the systems or implement appropriate mitigation measures.