Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

#1430 Critical flaws found in network management systems
Eleven critical vulnerabilities have been patched in network management systems (NMS) from four leading manufacturers: Cloudview, Netikus, Paessler and Opmantek. The flaws enable remote cross-site scripting and command-injection attacks.

Public disclosure of the vulnerabilities coincided with a technical description by Rapid7 released Wednesday; the research compliments earlier work on similar bugs found in 2015.

Each of the 11 vulnerabilities varied widely, however they shared the common technique allowing for the injection of malicious packets via Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) to gain control of NMS web console browser windows, said Tod Beardsley, principal security research manager at Rapid7 in a blog post.
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#1430 Critical flaws found in network management systems
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