Quantum has been made aware of multiple microarchitectural (hardware) implementation issues affecting many modern microprocessors, requiring updates to operating system software in combination with a microcode update. There are 3 known CVEs related to this issue in combination with Intel, AMD, and ARM architectures. Affected operating systems include recent versions of Linux (Red Hat, CentOS, SUSE), Microsoft Windows and Apple macOS.
The recent data breach announced by Equifax has raised concerns across enterprises and institutions about security vulnerabilities within widely used open source software.
Quantum products that have been developed using the GNU C Library (glibc) may be affected by the GHOST glibc vulnerability identified as CVE-2015-0235. The GHOST vulnerability is a serious weakness in the Linux glibc library.
Like many other companies, Quantum has been affected by the Shellshock bug, a serious vulnerability in GNU Bourne Again Shell (Bash), the common command-line shell utility, which may allow an attacker to remotely execute arbitrary code.
ICS-CERT is aware of reports of a variant of the Petya malware that is affecting several countries. ICS-CERT is releasing this alert to enhance the awareness of critical infrastructure asset owners/operators about the Petya variant and to identify product vendors that have issued recommendations to mitigate the risk associated with this malware.
Like many other companies, Quantum has been affected by the Heartbleed bug, a serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library.
All versions of Samba from 3.5.0 onwards are vulnerable to a remote code execution vulnerability, allowing a malicious client to upload a shared library to a writable share, and then cause the server to load and execute it.
Initial reports indicate the hacker or hacking group behind the WannaCry campaign is gaining access to enterprise servers either through Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) compromise or through the exploitation of a critical Windows SMB vulnerability.
Samba Team has released security updates that address a vulnerability in all versions of Samba from 4.0.0 include an embedded Heimdal Kerberos.
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