Customer Alert: “GHOST” Vulnerability on Linux Systems

By | January 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|

On January 27, 2015, Qualys, Inc., the leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions, announced that its security research team discovered a vulnerability in the Linux GNU C Library known as (glibc). This vulnerability, called "GHOST (CVE-2015-0235),” allows attackers to remotely take control of a system without having prior knowledge of system credentials. This [...]

Customer Alert: ‘Shellshock’ Bug

By | September 26th, 2014|Uncategorized|

On September 24, 2014, Red Hat, Inc., the software company that provides a version of the Linux Operating System, indicated that its security team discovered a vulnerability in the command line interface functionality known as “Bash” (Bourne-Again Shell). This vulnerability, called “Shellshock,” is believed to pose a larger threat than the Heartbleed vulnerability that was [...]

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