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Vulnerability found in Sophos anti-malware product

Cisco Talos researchers identified a memory disclosure flaw and a code execution vulnerability in the malware detection and protection tool Sophos HitmanPro.Alert. Both vulnerabilities are in the input/output control (IOCTL) message handler with one of the bugs allowing an attacker to read kernel memory contents, while the other glitch allows code execution and privilege escalation,…
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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…
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Cisco releases updates for 10 high-rated vulnerabilities

Cisco released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple products that could allow an attacker to take control of an affected system. The updates include patches to 10 flaws rated “high,” including four denial of service (DoS) bugs involving a Web Security Appliance HTTPS Certificate, a Small Business Series Switches HTTP, a Web Security Appliance…
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Cisco announced 26 vulnerabilities in over the last two days, three critical

Cisco announced 26 vulnerabilities in over the last two days, including two critical flaws affecting core equipment that could grant attackers an avenue into networks. The vulnerabilities CVE-2019-1625 and CVE-2019-1848  were a Cisco SD-WAN Solution privilege escalation vulnerability and a Cisco DNA Center authentication bypass vulnerability, respectively. The privilege escalation vulnerability, CVE-2019-1625,  is caused by…
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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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