Pierluigi Paganini August 24, 2023
Researchers released PoC exploit for Ivanti Sentry flaw CVE-2023-38035

Proof-of-concept exploit code for critical Ivanti Sentry authentication bypass flaw CVE-2023-38035 has been released. Researchers released a proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit code for critical Ivanti Sentry authentication bypass vulnerability CVE-2023-38035 (CVSS score 9.8). This week the software company Ivanti released urgent security patches to address the critical-severity vulnerability CVE-2023-38035 impacting the Ivanti Sentry (formerly MobileIron Sentry) product. […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 10, 2023
Experts released PoC exploit for Ubiquiti EdgeRouter flaw

A Proof-of-Concept (PoC) exploit for the CVE-2023-31998 vulnerability in the Ubiquiti EdgeRouter has been publicly released. The CVE-2023-31998 flaw (CVSS v3 5.9) is a heap overflow issue impacting Ubiquiti EdgeRouters and Aircubes, an attacker can exploit it to potentially execute arbitrary code and interrupt UPnP service to a vulnerable device. The flaw resides in the […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 13, 2023
Experts released PoC exploit for MOVEit Transfer CVE-2023-34362 flaw

Security firm Horizon3 released proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit code for the remote code execution (RCE) flaw CVE-2023-34362 in the MOVEit Transfer MFT. MOVEit Transfer is a managed file transfer that is used by enterprises to securely transfer files using SFTP, SCP, and HTTP-based uploads. The vulnerability is a SQL injection vulnerability, it can be exploited by […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 07, 2023
Expert released PoC exploit code for critical Microsoft Word RCE flaw

Security researcher released a proof-of-concept exploit code for a critical flaw, tracked as CVE-2023-21716, in Microsoft Word. Security researcher Joshua Drake released a proof-of-concept for a critical vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2023-21716 (CVSS score 9.8 out of 10), in Microsoft Word. The vulnerability can be exploited by a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on a […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 24, 2022
Security experts targeted with malicious CVE PoC exploits on GitHub

Researchers discovered thousands of GitHub repositories that offer fake proof-of-concept (PoC) exploits for various flaws used to distribute malware. A team of researchers at the Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science (Soufian El Yadmani, Robin The, Olga Gadyatskaya) discovered thousands of repositories on GitHub that offer fake proof-of-concept (PoC) exploits for multiple vulnerabilities. The experts analyzed PoCs shared on […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 08, 2018
Intel releases new Spectre security updates, currently only for Skylake chips

Intel is releasing new firmware updates that should address Spectre vulnerabilities CVE-2017-5715 for Skylake processors. Intel is releasing new firmware updates limited to Skylake processors to address Spectre vulnerabilities, patches for other platforms are expected very soon. The Spectre attack allows user-mode applications to extract information from other processes running on the same system. It can also be exploited […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 01, 2018
Malware exploiting Spectre and Meltdown flaws are currently based on available PoC

Malware Exploiting Spectre, Meltdown Flaws Emerges Researchers at the antivirus testing firm AV-TEST have discovered more than 130 samples of malware that were specifically developed to exploit the Spectre and Meltdown CPU vulnerabilities. The good news is that these samples appear to be the result of testing activities, but experts fear that we could soon […]