Critical vulnerability issued for Cisco switches

[ JAN 24, 2019 ] Cisco has revealed a critical-rated vulnerability in its small business switches software that if exploited can allow a remote attacker to bypass the device’s user authentication mechanism. The vulnerability in version 1.4.9.04 of the Cisco software exists because under specific circumstances, the affected software enables a privileged user account without... Continue Reading →

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Critical RCE Flaw in Linux APT Allows Remote Attackers to Hack Systems

[ JAN 24, 2019 ] Security researcher just today revealed details of a new critical remote code execution flaw in the apt-get utility that can be exploited by a remote, man-in-the middle attacker to compromise Linux machines. The flaw, apparently, once again demonstrates that if the software download ecosystem uses HTTPS to communicate safely, such... Continue Reading →

New Systemd Privilege Escalation Flaws Affect Most Linux Distributions

[ JAN 11, 2019 ] Security researchers have discovered three vulnerabilities in Systemd, a popular init system and service manager for most Linux operating systems, that could allow unprivileged local attackers or malicious programs to gain root access on the targeted systems. The vulnerabilities, assigned as CVE-2018-16864, CVE-2018-16865, and CVE-2018-16866, actually resides in the "systemd-journald"... Continue Reading →

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