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VMware released security patches to address an authentication bypass vulnerability in VMware Carbon Black App Control (AppC) for Windows. VMware released security patches for an authentication bypass vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2021-21998, in Carbon Black App Control (AppC) running on Windows machines. Carbon Black App Control allows to lock down critical systems and servers to prevent […]

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VMware patched a high-severity vulnerability in VMware Tools for Windows that attackers could exploit to execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges. VMware patched a high-severity local privilege escalation vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2021-21999, in VMware Tools for Windows that could be exploited by attackers to execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges. The vulnerability has received a […]

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VMware has fixed a new critical RCE flaw in VMware vRealize Business for Cloud that was reported by sanctioned Russian firm Positive Technologies. VMware has addressed a critical remote code execution vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2021-21984, in VMware vRealize Business for Cloud. vRealize Business for Cloud is an automated cloud business management solution that allows customers to […]

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On Aug. 13, 2020, someone uploaded a suspected malicious file to VirusTotal, a service that scans submitted files against more than five dozen antivirus and security products. Last month, Microsoft and FireEye identified that file as a newly-discovered fourth malware backdoor used in the sprawling SolarWinds supply chain hack. An analysis of the malicious file and other submissions by the same VirusTotal user suggest the account that initially flagged the backdoor as suspicious belongs to IT personnel at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), a division of the U.S. Commerce Department that handles telecommunications and Internet policy.

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A Chinese security researcher published a PoC code for the CVE-2021-21972 vulnerability in VMware Center, thousands of vulnerable servers are exposed online. A Chinese security researcher published the Proof-of-concept exploit code for the CVE-2021-21972 RCE vulnerability affecting VMware vCenter servers. vCenter Server is the centralized management utility for VMware, and is used to manage virtual machines, multiple ESXi […]

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The day after VMware released fixes for a critical RCE flaw (CVE-2021-21972) found in a default vCenter Server plugin, opportunistic attackers began searching for publicly accessible vulnerable systems. We’ve detected mass scanning activity targeting vulnerable VMware vCenter servers (https://t.co/t3Gv2ZgTdt). Query our API for “tags=CVE-2021-21972” for relevant indicators and source IP addresses. #threatintel https://t.co/AcSZ40U5Gp — Bad Packets (@bad_packets) February 24, 2021 “In our opinion, the RCE vulnerability in the vCenter Server can pose no less a … More

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VMware addressed a critical remote code execution flaw, tracked as CVE-2021-21972, in vCenter Server virtual infrastructure management platform. VMware has addressed a critical remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in the vCenter Server virtual infrastructure management platform, tracked as CVE-2021-21972, that could be exploited by attackers to potentially take control of affected systems. vCenter Server is the centralized […]

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VMware released security patches for a potentially serious vulnerability affecting the vSphere Replication product. VMware has recently released security patches to address a serious command injection vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2021-21976, in its vSphere Replication product. VMware vSphere Replication is an extension to VMware vCenter Server that provides hypervisor-based virtual machine replication and recovery. vSphere Replication […]

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