Microsoft’s June Patch Tuesday announced the release of 88 vulnerability patches in this month’s security bulletin, as well as four advisories and one servicing stack update. Four of the critical patches included in the release are fixes for the zero-days SandboxEscaper previously disclosed.Read More
We found cryptocurrency-mining activity that involves the exploitation of the Oracle WebLogic server vulnerability CVE-2019-2725 with the interesting behavior of using certificate files as an obfuscation tactic.Read More
We found a new wormable malware we’ve named BlackSquid targeting web servers, network and removable drives using evasion, anti-virtualization, anti-debugging, and anti-sandboxing techniques to drop a Monero miner.Read More
May’s Patch Tuesday saw what is likely to be one of the most prominent vulnerabilities this year with the “wormable” Windows Terminal Services vulnerability (CVE-2019-0708). However, there’s another remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability that would be hard to ignore: CVE-2019-0725, an RCE vulnerability in Windows Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) Server. It’s worth noting that DHCP-related vulnerabilities are drawing more attention in Patch Tuesdays this year. An example is a different RCE flaw (CVE-2019-0626) that was patched in the DHCP server last February.
CVE-2019-0725 doesn’t require user interaction, and affects all versions of Windows Server. How bad — and exploitable — is CVE-2019-0725, exactly?Read More
by John Simpson Vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel are not uncommon. There are roughly 26 million lines of code, with 3,385,121 lines added and 2,512,040 lines removed in 2018 alone. The sheer complexity of that much code means that vulnerabilities are bound to exist. However, what is not at all common is the existence of…Read More