Unpatched High-Severity Vulnerability Affects Apple macOS Computers – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers on Tuesday disclosed details of an unpatched vulnerability in macOS Finder that could be abused by remote adversaries to trick users into running arbitrary commands on the machines. “A vulnerability in macOS Finder allows files whose extension is inetloc to execute arbitrary commands, these files can be embedded Continue Reading

Third Critical Bug Affects Netgear Smart Switches — Details and PoC Released – Tempemail

New details have been revealed about a recently remediated critical vulnerability in Netgear smart switches that could be leveraged by an attacker to potentially execute malicious code and take control of vulnerable devices. The flaw — dubbed “Seventh Inferno” (CVSS score: 9.8) — is part of a trio of security Continue Reading

HP OMEN Gaming Hub Flaw Affects Millions of Windows Computers – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers on Tuesday disclosed details about a high-severity flaw in the HP OMEN driver software that impacts millions of gaming computers worldwide, leaving them open to an array of attacks. Tracked as CVE-2021-3437 (CVSS score: 7.8), the vulnerabilities could allow threat actors to escalate privileges to kernel mode without Continue Reading

BadAlloc Flaw Affects BlackBerry QNX Used in Millions of Cars and Medical Devices – Tempemail

A major vulnerability affecting older versions of BlackBerry’s QNX Real-Time Operating System (RTOS) could allow malicious actors to cripple and gain control of a variety of products, including cars, medical, and industrial equipment. The shortcoming (CVE-2021-22156, CVSS score: 9.0) is part of a broader collection of flaws, collectively dubbed BadAlloc, Continue Reading

A Critical Random Number Generator Flaw Affects Billions of IoT Devices – Tempemail

A critical vulnerability has been disclosed in hardware random number generators used in billions of Internet of Things (IoT) devices whereby it fails to properly generate random numbers, thus undermining their security and putting them at risk of attacks. “It turns out that these ‘randomly’ chosen numbers aren’t always as Continue Reading

16-Year-Old Security Bug Affects Millions of HP, Samsung, Xerox Printers – Tempemail

Details have emerged about a high severity security vulnerability affecting a software driver used in HP, Xerox, and Samsung printers that has remained undetected since 2005. Tracked as CVE-2021-3438 (CVSS score: 8.8), the issue concerns a buffer overflow in a print driver installer package named “SSPORT.SYS” that can enable remote Continue Reading

Unpatched Virtual Machine Takeover Bug Affects Google Compute Engine – Tempemail

An unpatched security vulnerability affecting Google’s Compute Engine platform could be abused by an attacker to take over virtual machines over the network. “This is done by impersonating the metadata server from the targeted virtual machine’s point of view,” security researcher Imre Rad said in an analysis published Friday. “By Continue Reading

Critical Auth Bypass Bug Affects VMware Carbon Black App Control – Tempemail

VMware has rolled out security updates to resolve a critical flaw affecting Carbon Black App Control that could be exploited to bypass authentication and take control of vulnerable systems. The vulnerability, identified as CVE-2021-21998, is rated 9.4 out of 10 in severity by the industry-standard Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) Continue Reading

Unpatched Supply-Chain Flaw Affects ‘Pling Store’ Platforms for Linux Users – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers have disclosed a critical unpatched vulnerability affecting Pling-based free and open-source software (FOSS) marketplaces for Linux platform that could be potentially abused to stage supply chain attacks and achieve remote code execution (RCE). “Linux marketplaces that are based on the Pling platform are vulnerable to a wormable [cross-site Continue Reading