Apache Struts2 Commons FileUpload Deserialization Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2016-100031)Threat Alert

Vulnerability Overview Recently, Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has released a security advisory to strongly advise users of Apache Struts2.3.X to upgrade the Apache Commons FileUpload component. Struts 2.3.x, by default, uses the Commons FileUpload component of V1.3.2. Early in 2016, this component of V1.3.2 is disclosed to contain a deserialization […]

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.

AVEVA InduSoft Web Studio and InTouch Edge HMI Critical Vulnerabilities Threat Alert

Overview Recently, AVEVA released a security bulletin to announce the remediation of two critical vulnerabilities in industrial software. CVE-2018-17916 is a stack overflow vulnerability that can be triggered by sending a crafted packet, leading to remote code execution by an unauthorized user. CVE-2018-17914 stems from an empty password in the […]