Cyber actors continue to exploit Log4Shell vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228) in VMware Horizon Systems (updated)

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) warns cyber actors continue to exploit Log4Shell vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228) in VMware Horizon Systems.

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The Top 15 mostly commonly exploited vulnerabilities in 2021

The Cybersecurity Advisory (CSA) published details on the top 15 vulnerabilities most routinely exploited by malicious cyber actors in 2021. Common CVEs include Log4Shell, ProxyLogon, ProxyShell, ZeroLogon and others.

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Deep Panda APT group launches new attacks against Log4Shell vulnerability to install Fire Chili rootkits

In the past month, researchers from FortiLabs have detected a new cyber campaign involving Chinese Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) group Deep Panda that has exploited the Log4Shell (log4j) vulnerability CVE-2021-44228 on vulnerable VMware Horizon servers to install digitally signed Fire Chili rootkits.

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Apache releases new Log4k security update to fix another RCE vulnerability (CVE-2021-45046)

As affected organizations and vendors continue to identify products affected by Log4Shell remote code execution (RCE) Log4j vulnerability, Apache has released additional Log4j security updates to fix another RCE vulnerability (CVE-2021-45046).

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Palo Alto Networks offers proactive protections against Apache Log4j vulnerability with Threat Prevention

As organizations continue to discover and patch the severe Apache Log4j vulnerability on their networks, Palo Alto Networks is recommending their customers leverage their next generation firewalls with Threat Prevention service, along with Cortex XDR and Prisma Cloud to help mitigate the threat.

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Google adds OSS-Fuzz open source fuzzer capability to discover Log4Shell vulnerability

As the catastrophic Log4j vulnerability continues to cause havoc on the internet and organizations, Google in collaboration with security firm Code Intelligence has released an update to open source fuzzer (OSS-Fuzz) that can detect the Log4Shell vulnerability.

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