Preventing the next Log4j

How to Prevent the Next Log4j Style Zero-Day Vulnerability

Note: This blog post was previously published on Dark Reading Software testing is notoriously hard. Search Google for CVEs caused by basic CRLF (newline character) issues and you’ll see thousands of entries. Humanity has been able to put a man on the moon, but it hasn’t yet found a proper way to handle line endings …

JNDI - Unauthenticated RCE in H2 Database Console

CVE-2022-21449 “Psychic Signatures”: Analyzing the New Java Crypto Vulnerability

A few days ago, security researcher Neil Madden published a blog post, in which he provided details about a newly disclosed vulnerability in Java, CVE-2022-21449 or “Psychic Signatures”. This security vulnerability originates in an improper implementation of the ECDSA signature verification algorithm, introduced in Java 15. This vulnerability allows an attacker to potentially intercept communication …

CVE-2022-24675 – Stack overflow (exhaustion) in Go’s PEM decoder

A few days ago it was reported that the new Go versions 1.18.1 and 1.17.9 contain fixes for a stack overflow vulnerability in the encoding/pem builtin package, in the Decode function. Given the high popularity of Go among our customers and in the industry at large, this update led us to investigate the vulnerability in …

SpringShell "Spring4Shell" Zero-Day Vulnerability

SpringShell (Spring4Shell) Zero-Day Vulnerability CVE-2022-22965 : All You Need To Know

On March 29th, the cyberkendra security blog posted a sensational post about a Log4Shell-equivalent remote code execution (RCE) zero-day vulnerability in Spring Framework, but without any solid details about the vulnerability itself. The security vulnerability was nicknamed “SpringShell” (or “Spring4Shell”) , due to its alleged significance likening the infamous “Log4Shell.” A day later, on March …

npm Attack Targets Azure Developers

Large-scale npm attack targets Azure developers with malicious packages

The JFrog Security research team continuously monitors popular open source software (OSS) repositories with our automated tooling to avert potential software supply chain security threats, and reports any vulnerabilities or malicious packages discovered to repository maintainers and the wider community. Two days ago, several of our automated analyzers started alerting on a set of packages …

ClickHouse DBMS

7 RCE and DoS vulnerabilities Found in ClickHouse DBMS

The JFrog Security research team constantly monitors open-source projects to find new vulnerabilities or malicious packages and share them with the wider community to help improve their overall security posture. As part of this effort, the team recently discovered seven new security vulnerabilities in ClickHouse, a widely used open-source Database Management System (DBMS) dedicated to …

DirtyPipe

DirtyPipe (CVE-2022-0847) – the new DirtyCoW?

A few days ago, security researcher Max Kellermann published a vulnerability named DirtyPipe which was designated as CVE-2022-0847. This vulnerability affects the Linux kernel and if exploited, can allow a local attacker to gain root privileges. The vulnerability gained extensive media follow-up, since it affects all Linux-based systems with a 5.8 or later kernel, without …