Emergency Response

Adobe Releases November’s Security Updates Threat Alert

November 28, 2020 | Mina Hao

Overview On November 11, 2020 (local time), Adobe released security updates which address multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Connect and Adobe Reader Mobile.

SaltStack Multiple Vulnerabilities (CVE-2020-16846, CVE-2020-17490, CVE-2020-25592) Threat Alert

November 27, 2020 | Mina Hao

Overview Recently, SaltStack released a security update to address multiple vulnerabilities (CVE-2020-16846, CVE-2020-17490, CVE-2020-25592). These vulnerabilities can cause authentication bypass and command execution. SaltStack recommends users upgrade as soon as possible. Salt is an open-source IP architecture management solution written in Python. It has been widely used in data centers worldwide.

Windows Kernel cng.sys Privilege Escalation 0-day Vulnerability CVE-2020-17087 Threat Alert

November 17, 2020 | Mina Hao

Overview Recently, Google Project Zero published an article about the Windows cng.sys privilege escalation vulnerability (CVE-2020-17087). The vulnerability allows attackers without authentication to trick users into running crafted malicious programs to escalate privileges. At present, this vulnerability has been exploited in the wild, and Microsoft has not released patches to fix it. Users are advised […]

WebLogic Console HTTP Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2020-14882) Protection Solution

November 16, 2020 | Mina Hao

Overview The Critical Patch Update (CPU) for October 2020 released by Oracle contains a high-risk WebLogic Consoleremote code execution vulnerability (CVE-2020-14882). The vulnerability can be triggered without authentication and has an extensive impact. Unauthenticated attackers might construct special HTTP GET requests to exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the affected WebLogic Server.

VMware ESXi Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2020-3992) Threat Alert

November 13, 2020 | Mina Hao

Vulnerability Description On October 21, 2020, NSFOCUS detected that VMware released a security advisory that fixes a VMware ESXi remote code execution vulnerability (CVE-2020-3992). This vulnerability exists because OpenSLP as used in VMware ESXi has a use-after-free issue. An attacker residing in the management network who has access to port 427 on an ESXi machine […]


WebLogic High-Risk Vulnerabilities (CVE-2020-14841, CVE-2020-14825, CVE-2020-14859) Threat Alert

November 6, 2020 | Mina Hao

Overview On October 21, 2020, Beijing time, Oracle released Critical Patch Update (CPU) for October 2020 that fixes 402 vulnerabilities of different risk levels. The WebLogic Server Core component is prone to three severe vulnerabilities with a CVSS base score of 9.8, which are assigned CVE-2020-14841, CVE-2020-14825, and CVE-2020-14859 respectively.

Apache Solr ConfigSet API Upload Function Vulnerability (CVE-2020-13957) Threat Alert

November 3, 2020 | Mina Hao

Overview Recently, Apache Solr fixed a vulnerability (CVE-2020-13957) in the Configsets API upload function. Attackers could perform unauthorized operations by using a combination of UPLOAD/CREATE actions, which might eventually lead to command execution. Apache Solr is an enterprise search server that is based on Lucene.

Windows TCP/IP Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2020-16898) Threat Alert

November 2, 2020 | Mina Hao

Overview On October 13, 2020 (local time), Microsoft fixed a critical vulnerability dubbed Bad Neighbor (CVE-2020-16898) in the Windows TCP/IP stack in its latest monthly patch update. An attacker might execute arbitrary code on a remote system by sending maliciously crafted ICMPv6 Router Advertisement packets. McAfee said the proof-of-concept code shared with MAPP (Microsoft Active […]

Oracle October 2020 Critical Patch Update for All Product Families Threat Alert

October 31, 2020 | Mina Hao

Overview On October 20, 2020, local time, Oracle released Critical Patch Update (CPU) for October 2020, its own security advisories, and third-party security bulletins, which fix 402 vulnerabilities of varying severity levels. For details about affected products and available patches, see the appendix. For complete information, see Oracle’s official security advisory from the following link:

Microsoft’s October 2020 Patches Fix 87 Security Vulnerabilities Threat Alert

October 28, 2020 | Mina Hao

Overview  Microsoft released October 2020 security updates on Tuesday which fix 87 vulnerabilities ranging from simple spoofing attacks to remote code execution in various products, including .NET Framework, Azure, Group Policy, Microsoft Dynamics, Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft Graphics Component, Microsoft NTFS, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Office SharePoint, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Windows Codecs Library, PowerShellGet, Visual Studio, […]