Tag: Vulnerability

Detect CVE-2022-47986 Exploits: Critical Pre-Authenticated Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in IBM Aspera Faspex

Stay alert! Adversaries set eyes on Aspena Faspex, an IBM file-exchange application frequently used by large enterprises to speed up file transfer procedures. Specifically, threat actors attempt to leverage a pre-authenticated remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability (CVE-2022-47986) affecting the app to proceed with ransomware attacks. At least two ransomware collectives were spotted exploiting CVE-2022-47986, including […]

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CVE-2023-23397 Detection
Detect CVE-2023-23397 Exploits: Critical Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability in Microsoft Outlook Leveraged in the Wild to Target European Government and Military

Security heads-up for cyber defenders! Microsoft has recently fixed a critical elevation of privilege vulnerability (CVE-2023-23397) affecting Microsoft Outlook for Windows that allows adversaries to dump hash passwords from targeted instances. Notably, the flaw has been exploited in the wild as a zero-day since April 2022, being utilized in cyber-attacks against the government, military, and […]

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BlackLotus UEFI Bootkit Detection: Exploits CVE-2022-21894 to Bypass UEFI Secure Boot and Disables OS Security Mechanisms

An increasing number of Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) security flaws uncovered in the last couple of years give the green light to offensive forces to exploit them. In 2022, the infamous in-the-wild MoonBounce malware caused a massive stir in the cyber threat arena distributed via the UEFI bootkit. Another malware of such kind, called […]

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Mirai V3G4 Variant Detection
Mirai Variant V3G4 Detection: New Botnet Version Exploiting 13 Vulnerabilities to Target Linux Servers, IoT Devices

Threat actors are constantly enriching their offensive toolkits while experimenting with new sophisticated malware variants to expand the scope of attacks. Cyber defenders have observed a new Mirai botnet variant called V3G4 come into the spotlight in the cyber threat landscape. The novel malware variant has been leveraged in multiple adversary campaigns threatening targeted users […]

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A new crypto-mining ProxyShellMiner campaign
ProxyShellMiner Detection: Novel Crypto-Mining Attacks Abusing CVE-2021-34473 and CVE-2021-34523 ProxyShell Vulnerabilities in Windows Exchange Servers 

Stay alert! Threat actors once again set eyes on Microsoft Windows Exchange servers, attempting to compromise them by exploiting infamous ProxyShell vulnerabilities. Cybersecurity researchers have observed a new evasive malicious campaign dubbed “ProxyShellMiner” that exploits two Microsoft Exchange ProxyShell flaws tracked as CVE-2021-34473 and CVE-2021-34523 to deliver cryptocurrency miners.  Detect ProxyShellMiner Attacks Exploiting Microsoft Exchange […]

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CVE-2023-24055 Detection: Notorious Vulnerability in KeePass Potentially Exposing Cleartext Passwords

Stay alert! Security researchers have discovered a notorious vulnerability posing a serious threat to users of a popular password manager KeePass. A security flaw, tracked as CVE-2023-24055, might affect KeePass version 2.5x, potentially allowing attackers to obtain stored passwords in cleartext.  CVE-2023-24055 Detection With proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit available, and in view that KeePass is one […]

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Detect CVE-2022-47966 Exploits: Critical Zoho ManageEngine RCE Vulnerability Under Active Exploitation

Another day, another critical RCE making rounds in the cyberthreat arena. This time security practitioners are urged to patch ASAP against a critical remote code execution bug (CVE-2022-47966) affecting multiple Zoho ManageEngine products. Since the proof of concept (PoC) exploit was publicly released last week, experts have observed a huge spike of in-the-wild attacks leveraging […]

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CVE-2022-42475 Detection
CVE-2022-42475 Detection: Zero-Day Vulnerability in FortiOS SSL-VPN Exploited in Attacks Against Government Entities and Large Organizations

Stay alert! Security researchers are warning the global cyber defender community of a zero-day vulnerability in FortiOS SSL-VPN, which was patched in December 2022. The security flaw tracked as CVE-2022-42475 and resulting in unauthenticated remote code execution (RCE) has been exploited in targeted attacks against government agencies and large organizations across the globe.  Detect CVE-2022-42475: […]

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OWASSRF Exploit Detection: New Exploit Method Abuses Exchange Servers to Bypass ProxyNotShell (CVE-2022-41040 and CVE-2022-41082) Mitigations and Gain RCE

On December 20, 2022, cybersecurity researchers uncovered a novel exploit method dubbed OWASSRF that involves chaining CVE-2022-41080 and CVE-2022-41082 vulnerabilities to gain RCE through privilege escalation via Outlook Web Access (OWA). OWASSRF is capable of bypassing ProxyNotShell mitigations. Cyber defenders highlight that these ongoing attacks pose a threat to an increasing number of Microsoft Exchange […]

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CVE-2022-41974, CVE-2022-41973, CVE-2022-3328 Exploit Detection: Three Linux Vulnerabilities Chained to Gain Full Root Privileges

Security experts from Qualys’ Threat Research Unit warn of a novel vulnerability  (CVE-2022-3328) in Snapd, a popular software management tool for Linux, that might be exploited for local privilege escalation and arbitrary code execution. The security issue in the spotlight can be chained with older vulnerabilities revealed in multipathd (CVE-2022-41973 & CVE-2022-41974) to escalate privileges […]

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