Monthly Archives: May 2018

Millions of IoT Devices Perhaps Revealed To Z-Wave Threat

Researchers have determined that the Z-Wave wireless communications protocol, about more than 100 million Internet-of-Things devices is engaged, in flaw to security downgrade threats. Z-Wave, is a protocol mainly employed for home automation, practices low-energy radio waves for wireless communications over distances of up to 100 meters.

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Perilous Vulnerability Influences Dell EMC RecoverPoint

Numerous security vulnerabilities were just identified in Dell EMC RecoverPoint, containing a serious distant code implementation flaw, security firm Foregenix exposes. Investigators from Foregenix identified about a total of six security problems influencing complete versions of Dell EMC RecoverPoint preceding to 5.1.2, besides RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines previous to 5.1.1.3.

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Two Flaws Fixed in BIND DNS Software

The greatest extensively practiced Domain Name System – DNS software, updates publicized on Friday through the Internet Systems Consortium – ISC for BIND fix a couple of flaws. While hackers may be capable to achieve both of the vulnerabilities slightly for denial-of-service threats, the security flaws have been allocated merely a medium strictness rating.

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Hazardous Command Injection Vulnerability Fixed in Red Hat Linux

A serious flaw in the DHCP customer in Red Hat Enterprise Linux could permit a hacker to implement random commands on jammed systems. Felix Wilhelm described the security vulnerability from Security Team of the Google and followed as CVE-2018-1111. The flaw was exposed in the NetworkManager incorporation script involved in the DHCP customer packages.

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Critical DoS Vulnerability Identified in Siemens SIMATIC PLCs

Siemens notified the customers that a high severity denial-of-service (DoS) flaw affected some of its SIMATIC S7-400 CPUs on Tuesday. It is a programmable logic controllers manufactured for regulating process in industrial environments. The product is practiced universally in different industrial sectors likely automotive, building engineering, mechanical equipment manufacturing, steel, chemical, power generation and distribution, warehousing, pharmaceutical and food as well.

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