VMware Virtual Machine Escape Vulnerabilities (CVE-2018-6981 and CVE-2018-6982) Threat Alert

Overview Recently, VMware has released a security advisory to document the remediation of two critical vulnerabilities (CVE-2018-6981 and CVE-2018-6982) in VMware ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion. The two vulnerabilities were disclosed by a Chinese cybersecurity firm Chaitin Tech at the international hacking contest GeekPwn2018.

Cisco Stealthwatch Management Console and Unity Express Critical Vulnerabilities Threat Alert

Overview On November 7, 2018, local time, Cisco released a security advisory to announce the remediation of two critical vulnerabilities in the Stealthwatch Management Console (SMC) and the Utility Express respectively.