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Kernel privilege escalation bug actively exploited in Android devices

Researchers have discovered a zero-day kernel privilege escalation bug that can result in the full compromise of certain Android devices and is apparently being exploited in the wild. Devices known to be affected by the high-level, use-after-free vulnerability include the Pixel 1, 1X:, 2 and 2 XL; the Huawei P20; the Xiaomi Redmi 5A; the…
Network Security, Security News

Researchers disclose six privilege escalation bugs in Shimo VPN client

The Shimo VPN client for Mac systems contains six privilege escalation vulnerabilities that have yet to be patched by its developers, researchers from Cisco’s Talos division reported yesterday. Shimo is a product that allows users to connect multiple VPN accounts to a single application. Discovered by Cisco Labs researcher Tyler Bohan, all six flaws were…
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Multiple privilege escalation vulnerabilities in CleanMyMacX

Several privilege escalation vulnerabilities were found in MacPaw’s CleanMyMac X software, all of which will allow an attacker with local access to the victim’s machine to modify the file system as root. Cisco Talos researchers spotted 13 CVE vulnerabilities in the Mac cleanup application designed to free up extra space on a user’s machine by…
Network Security, Patch Management, Security News, Vulnerabilities

Cisco patches privilege escalation flaw in Adaptive Securty Appliance software

Cisco Systems this week issued an update for its Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) software, fixing a high-severity vulnerability that could allow authenticated attackers with low-level access to remotely escalate their privileges on Cisco devices with web management access enabled. Designated CVE-2018-15465, the flaw is the result of an improper validation process while using the web management interface.…
Mobile Security, Network Security, Security News, Vulnerabilities

Privilege escalation bug patched in Accelerated Mobile Pages WordPress plug-in

A WordPress plug-in used to build faster-loading web pages was discovered to contain a privilege escalation vulnerability that allows unauthorized attackers to inject malicious HTML code into the main page. In a company blog post yesterday, researchers at WebARX disclosed the bug, which resides in the “MP for WP – Accelerated Mobile Pages” plug-in. The…
Network Security

Microsoft Windows task scheduler contains local privilege escalation vulnerability

A vulnerability in Microsoft Windows task scheduler could allow a local user to gain elevated (SYSTEM) privileges. The privilege escalation vulnerability is in the task scheduler’s Advanced Local Procedure Call (ALPC) interface and can allow a local user to obtain SYSTEM privileges, according to the Aug 27 Cert advisory. “Microsoft Windows task scheduler contains a vulnerability…
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