Tag Archives: Software

Windows: cURL 8.4.0 update coming on November 14, 2023 patch day

[German]There is a vulnerability in the cURL library and tool in older versions, which was closed by the project on October 11, 2023 with version 8.4.0. Microsoft delivers cURL with Windows, but has not yet updated this version. My understanding … Continue reading

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VMware vCenter vulnerability CVE-2023-34048 – many systems vulnerable

There is an out-of-bounds vulnerability CVE-2023-34048 in VMware vCenter that leaves systems vulnerable. A security researcher scanned the Internet for accessible and unpatched instances and found numerous systems. Administrators of VMware vCenter installations should ensure systems are patched. Advertising

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

[Sponsored Post]Weak or compromised passwords are a known gateway for attackers. If you are able to identify which users in Active Directory (AD) are threatened by this, then PowerShell can help to remedy it. However, PowerShell scripts cannot eliminate basic AD deficits, other tools are needed for this. More ...

Vulnerability CVE-2023-5363 in OpenSSL

[German]A vulnerability CVE-2023-5363 was found in the OpenSSL software. The initialization of the encryption key length and the initialization vector in OpenSLL is incorrect. However, a fix is already available for the Linux distributions Debian and Ubuntu. Advertising

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Cisco: New 0-day vulnerability (CVE-2023-20273) in IOS XE; already being exploited

[German]US vendor Cisco has publicly disclosed another 0-day vulnerability (CVE-2023-20273) in IOS XE as of October 20, 2023. This vulnerability is already being exploited in the wild to compromise systems. The vendor plans to provide fixes for the CVE-2023-20198 and … Continue reading

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VMMap v3.4 released

As of October 17, 2023 VMMap v3.4 has been released in Sysinternals Tools. VMMap is a utility for analyzing virtual and physical process memory on Windows. Advertising

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Over 32,000 Cisco components compromised via CVE-2023-20198 vulnerability

[German]Short note for users who have Cisco components with IOS XE in use and these components are accessible via the Internet. As of October 16, 2023, Cisco issued a security warning about the 0-day vulnerability CVE-2023-20198, which is unpatched so … Continue reading

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Warning: WinRAR vulnerability CVE-2023-38831 is exploited by Chinese and Russian hackers

[German]Warning to users of the WinRAR archive program. Various state threat actors from Russia and China are trying to exploit a vulnerability in the WinRAR archiving tool for Windows. Attackers can execute arbitrary code when unpacking archives via the CVE-2023-38831 … Continue reading

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Sonicwall: Security updates for SonicOS close nine vulnerabilities

In SonicOS there are several vulnerabilities (buffer overflows) that have received a CVSS index of up to 7.7. Sonicwall has therefore released software updates for SonicOS for their firewalls, that close new vulnerabilities (CVE-2023-39276, CVE-2023-39277, CVE-2023-39278, CVE-2023-39279, CVE-2023-39280, CVE-2023-41711 and … Continue reading

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Citrix NetScaler ADC and Gateway vulnerabilities (CVE-2023-4966 and CVE-2023-4967)

[German]There are serious vulnerabilities in older products from Citrix, as the manufacturer announced in a security alert. Both the Citrix NetScaler ADC and the Citrix NetScaler Gateway are affected by the vulnerabilities CVE-2023-4966 and CVE-2023-4967. An update is urgently recommended, … Continue reading

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AI in medicine, questions and answers from Stanford

How will or can generative AI find its use in the medical field and what are the potentials as well as risks with this technology? In the USA, scientists are also dealing with this topic. Among them is the dean … Continue reading

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