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Taiwan-based software firm and the CISA warned against a couple of vulnerabilities affecting Moxa’s NPort 5110 device servers. With a mere network connection to the targeted device, the bugs can be abused and exploitation can be automated in a few minutes. Additionally, three security holes were patched by LibreOffice. Exploiting these may have provided the adversaries access to encrypted passwords, along with executing arbitrary code on compromised systems.
LofyLife campaign has become a new mode of infection for cybercriminals luring Discord users. The campaign leverages infected npm modules to inject Volt Stealer malware and pilfer sensitive user data.
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Critical bugs in industrial device
Two high-severity flaws were fixed for NPort 5110, a widely used industrial connectivity device by Taiwan-based industrial networking and automation solutions provider Moxa. The vulnerabilities, tracked as CVE-2022-2043 and CVE-2022-2044, can be abused by a remote attacker to make a device enter a DoS condition. The CISA has advised impacted organizations to contact Moxa for a security patch.
Open-Xchange addresses six flaws
Software firm Open-Xchange released fixes for two RCE vulnerabilities, two XSS flaws, an SSRF vulnerability, and a Logback component issue affecting OX App Suite, a secure email and collaboration software. The six flaws are CVE-2022-23100, CVE-2022-24405, CVE-2022-23099, CVE-2022-23101, CVE-2022-24406, and CVE-2021-42550, respectively. Researchers reveal that OX App Suite is not susceptible to the last flaw as there are no scenarios that require deploying a vulnerable configuration.
Bugs in a productivity software
LibreOffice has patched three security flaws including an arbitrary code execution bug, CVE-2022-26305, in its productivity suite. The bug can be exploited during improper certificate validation checks. A hacker can create an arbitrary certificate containing a serial number and an issuer string identical to a trusted certificate to execute rogue code packaged within macros.
Posted on: July 28, 2022
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