Microsoft Exchange Bug Exposes ~100,000 Windows Domain Credentials – Tempemail

An unpatched design flaw in the implementation of Microsoft Exchange’s Autodiscover protocol has resulted in the leak of approximately 100,000 login names and passwords for Windows domains worldwide. “This is a severe security issue, since if an attacker can control such domains or has the ability to ‘sniff’ traffic in Continue Reading

A New Bug in Microsoft Windows Could Let Hackers Easily Install a Rootkit – Tempemail

Security researchers have disclosed an unpatched weakness in Microsoft Windows Platform Binary Table (WPBT) affecting all Windows-based devices since Windows 8 that could be potentially exploited to install a rootkit and compromise the integrity of devices. “These flaws make every Windows system vulnerable to easily-crafted attacks that install fraudulent vendor-specific Continue Reading

Cring Ransomware Gang Exploits 11-Year-Old ColdFusion Bug – Tempemail

Unidentified threat actors breached a server running an unpatched, 11-year-old version of Adobe’s ColdFusion 9 software in minutes to remotely take over control and deploy file-encrypting Cring ransomware on the target’s network 79 hours after the hack. The server, which belonged to an unnamed services company, was used to collect 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

Critical Bug Reported in NPM Package With Millions of Downloads Weekly – Tempemail

A widely used NPM package called ‘Pac-Resolver’ for the JavaScript programming language has been remediated with a fix for a high-severity remote code execution vulnerability that could be abused to run malicious code inside Node.js applications whenever HTTP requests are sent. The flaw, tracked as CVE-2021-23406, has a severity rating Continue Reading

Microsoft Warns of Cross-Account Takeover Bug in Azure Container Instances – Tempemail

Microsoft on Wednesday said it remediated a vulnerability in its Azure Container Instances (ACI) services that could have been exploited by a malicious actor “to access other customers’ information” in what the researcher described as the “first cross-account container takeover in the public cloud.” An attacker exploiting the weakness could Continue Reading

Critical Auth Bypass Bug Affect NETGEAR Smart Switches — Patch and PoC Released – Tempemail

Networking, storage and security solutions provider Netgear on Friday issued patches to address three security vulnerabilities affecting its smart switches that could be abused by an adversary to gain full control of a vulnerable device. The flaws, which were discovered and reported to Netgear by Google security engineer Gynvael Coldwind, Continue Reading

WhatsApp Photo Filter Bug Could Have Exposed Your Data to Remote Attackers – Tempemail

A now-patched high-severity security vulnerability in WhatApp’s image filter feature could have been abused to send a malicious image over the messaging app to read sensitive information from the app’s memory. Tracked as CVE-2020-1910 (CVSS score: 7.8), the flaw concerns an out-of-bounds read/write and stems from applying specific image filters Continue Reading

Linphone SIP Stack Bug Could Let Attackers Remotely Crash Client Devices – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers on Tuesday disclosed details about a zero-click security vulnerability in Linphone Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) stack that could be remotely exploited without any action from a victim to crash the SIP client and cause a denial-of-service (DoS) condition. Tracked as CVE-2021-33056 (CVSS score: 7.5), the issue concerns a Continue Reading

Critical ThroughTek SDK Bug Could Let Attackers Spy On Millions of IoT Devices – Tempemail

A security vulnerability has been found affecting several versions of ThroughTek Kalay P2P Software Development Kit (SDK), which could be abused by a remote attacker to take control of an affected device and potentially lead to remote code execution. Tracked as CVE-2021-28372 (CVSS score: 9.6) and discovered by FireEye Mandiant Continue Reading