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VERT Threat Alert: November 2022 Patch Tuesday Analysis

Today’s VERT Alert addresses Microsoft’s November 2022 Security Updates. VERT is actively working on coverage for these vulnerabilities and expects to ship ASPL-1029 on Wednesday, November 9th. In-The-Wild & Disclosed CVEs CVE-2022-41091 This vulnerability allows a malicious individual to bypass Mark of the Web. Mark of the Web is what is used to present security warnings when opening files and...
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VERT Threat Alert: September 2022 Patch Tuesday Analysis

Today’s VERT Alert addresses Microsoft’s September 2022 Security Updates. VERT is actively working on coverage for these vulnerabilities and expects to ship ASPL-1021 on Wednesday, September 14th. In-The-Wild & Disclosed CVEs CVE-2022-23960 The first disclosed vulnerability this month is Spectre-BHB that is discussed in great detail on arm Developer. The Microsoft update for this vulnerability...
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Extra, Extra, VERT Reads All About It: Cybersecurity News for the Week of September 5, 2022

All of us at Tripwire’s Vulnerability Exposure and Research Team (VERT) are constantly looking out for interesting stories and developments in the infosec world. Here’s what cybersecurity news stood out to us during the week of September 5th, 2022. I’ve also included some comments on these stories. Critical RCE Vulnerability Affects Zyxel NAS Devices — Firmware Patch Released Networking equipment...
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Extra, Extra, VERT Reads All About It: Cybersecurity News for the Week of August 29, 2022

All of us at Tripwire’s Vulnerability Exposure and Research Team (VERT) are constantly looking out for interesting stories and developments in the infosec world. Here’s what cybersecurity news stood out to us during the week of August 29th, 2022. I’ve also included some comments on these stories. WordPress 6.0.2 Patches Vulnerability That Could Impact Millions of Legacy Sites The WordPress team...
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Extra, Extra, VERT Reads All About It: Cybersecurity News for the Week of August 22, 2022

All of us at Tripwire’s Vulnerability Exposure and Research Team (VERT) are constantly looking out for interesting stories and developments in the infosec world. Here’s what cybersecurity news stood out to us during the week of August 22nd, 2022, including some commentary of mine. VMware fixed a privilege escalation issue in VMware Tools VMware this week released patches to address an important...
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Extra, Extra, VERT Reads All About It: Cybersecurity News for the Week of August 15, 2022

All of us at Tripwire’s Vulnerability Exposure and Research Team (VERT) are constantly looking out for interesting stories and developments in the infosec world. Here’s what cybersecurity news stood out to us during the week of August 15th, 2022. I’ve also included some comments on these stories. Newly Uncovered PyPI Package Drops Fileless Cryptominer to Linux Systems A now-removed rogue package...
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Extra, Extra, VERT Reads All About It: Cybersecurity News for the Week of August 8, 2022

All of us at Tripwire’s Vulnerability Exposure and Research Team (VERT) are constantly looking out for interesting stories and developments in the infosec world. Here’s what cybersecurity news stood out to us during the week of August 8st, 2022. I’ve also included some comments on these stories. Slack leaked hashed passwords from its servers for years Did Slack send you a password reset link last...
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VERT Threat Alert: August 2022 Patch Tuesday Analysis

Today’s Patch Tuesday VERT Alert addresses Microsoft’s August 2022 Security Updates. VERT is actively working on coverage for these vulnerabilities and expects to ship ASPL-1015 on Wednesday, August 10th. In-The-Wild & Disclosed CVEs CVE-2022-34713 According to Microsoft, CVE-2022-34713 is a variant of the Dogwalk vulnerability. There has been a lot of Twitter discussion around this Dogwalk as it...
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Extra, Extra, VERT Reads All About It: Cybersecurity News for the Week of August 1, 2022

All of us at Tripwire’s Vulnerability Exposure and Research Team (VERT) are constantly looking out for interesting stories and developments in the infosec world. Here’s what cybersecurity news stood out to us during the week of August 1st, 2022. I’ve also included some comments on these stories. Windows 11 Smart App Control blocks files used to push malware Smart App Control, a Windows 11 security...
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Extra, Extra, VERT Reads All About It: Cybersecurity News for the Week of July 25, 2022

All of us at Tripwire’s Vulnerability Exposure and Research Team (VERT) are constantly looking out for interesting stories and developments in the infosec world. Here’s what cybersecurity news stood out to us during the week of July 25, 2022. I’ve also included some comments on these stories. SonicWall fixed critical SQLi in Analytics and GMS products Security company SonicWall addressed a...
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VERT Threat Alert: July 2022 Patch Tuesday Analysis

Today’s VERT Alert addresses Microsoft’s July 2022 Security Updates. VERT is actively working on coverage for these Patch Tuesday vulnerabilities and expects to ship ASPL-1011 on Wednesday, July 13th. In-The-Wild & Disclosed CVEs CVE-2022-22047 Microsoft is reporting this month that a single vulnerability in the Windows Client/Server Runtime Subsystem (CSRSS) is the only one that has seen active...
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Extra, Extra, VERT Reads All About It: Cybersecurity News for the Week of June 20, 2022

All of us at Tripwire’s Vulnerability Exposure and Research Team (VERT) are constantly looking out for interesting stories and developments in the infosec world. Here’s what cybersecurity news stood out to us during the week of June 20, 2022. I’ve also included some comments on these stories. Over a Dozen Flaws Found in Siemens' Industrial Network Management System Cybersecurity researchers have...
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VERT Threat Alert: June 2022 Patch Tuesday Analysis

Today’s VERT Alert addresses Microsoft’s June 2022 Security Updates. VERT is actively working on coverage for these vulnerabilities and expects to ship ASPL-1007 on Wednesday, June 15th. In-The-Wild & Disclosed CVEs None of the vulnerabilities patched this month have been exploited in-the-wild or publicly disclosed according to Microsoft. However, Microsoft did update last month’s security...
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Extra, Extra, VERT Reads All About It: Cybersecurity News for the Week of June 06, 2022

All of us at Tripwire’s Vulnerability Exposure and Research Team (VERT) are constantly looking out for interesting stories and developments in the infosec world. Here’s what cybersecurity news stood out to us during the week of June 06, 2022. I’ve also included some comments on these stories. Another nation-state actor exploits Microsoft Follina to attack European and US entities A nation-state...
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Extra, Extra, VERT Reads All About It: Cybersecurity News for the Week of May 30, 2022

All of us at Tripwire’s Vulnerability Exposure and Research Team (VERT) are constantly looking out for interesting stories and developments in the infosec world. Here’s what cybersecurity news stood out to us during the week of May 30, 2022. I’ve also included some comments on these stories. Vendor Refuses to Remove Backdoor Account That Can Facilitate Attacks on Industrial Firms Korenix JetPort...
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Extra, Extra, VERT Reads All About It: Cybersecurity News for the Week of May 16, 2022

All of us at Tripwire’s Vulnerability Exposure and Research Team (VERT) are constantly looking out for interesting stories and developments in the infosec world. Here’s what cybersecurity news stood out to us during the week of May 16, 2022. I’ve also included some comments on these stories. Watch Out! Hackers Begin Exploiting Recent Zyxel Firewalls RCE Vulnerability The U.S. Cybersecurity and...
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VERT Threat Alert: May 2022 Patch Tuesday Analysis

Today’s VERT Alert addresses Microsoft’s May 2022 Security Updates. VERT is actively working on coverage for these vulnerabilities and expects to ship ASPL-1002 on Wednesday, May 11th. CVE-2022-26925 In-The-Wild & Disclosed CVEs Based on Microsoft’s limited documentation, this appears to be a resurgence and/or improved version of PetitPotam. This month’s security guidance links to both the...
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Extra, Extra, VERT Reads All About It: Cybersecurity News for the Week of May 2, 2022

All of us at Tripwire’s Vulnerability Exposure and Research Team (VERT) are constantly looking out for interesting stories and developments in the infosec world. Here’s what cybersecurity news stood out to us during the week of May 2, 2022. I’ve also included some comments on these stories. Microsoft Azure Vulnerability Exposes PostgreSQL Databases to Other Customers Microsoft on Thursday...
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Extra, Extra, VERT Reads All About It: Cybersecurity News for the Week of April 25, 2022

All of us at Tripwire’s Vulnerability Exposure and Research Team (VERT) are constantly looking out for interesting stories and developments in the infosec world. Here’s what cybersecurity news stood out to us during the week of April 25, 2022. I’ve also included some comments on these stories. Homeland Security bug bounty program uncovers 122 holes in its systems The first bug bounty program by...
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Extra, Extra, VERT Reads All About It: Cybersecurity News for the Week of April 18, 2022

All of us at Tripwire’s Vulnerability Exposure and Research Team (VERT) are constantly looking out for interesting stories and developments in the infosec world. Here’s what cybersecurity news stood out to us during the week of April 18, 2022. I’ve also included some comments on these stories. CISA Alert on ICS, SCADA Devices Highlights Growing Enterprise IoT Security Risks On April 13, the...