I was talking there about “Vulnerability Quadrants: automated hot topic detection in public vulnerability (CVE) flow”. I will write detailed post on this topic later. Today I want to share my impressions about the forum itself.
To be short, I liked it very much. Both exhibition and presentations.
And of course, things that sales people say to you should be always taken with some skepticism. Only concrete implementation tested in your environment matters. But they usually mention some useful ideas that can be perceived independently from the products they promote. Continue reading →
Of course we can start a new Nessus scan to detect vulnerable hosts. However, Nessus plugin for this particular vulnerability may be released with a big latency and you will not find this vulnerability in your scans. So, it’s may be faster just to search for detected Jira servers in available scan results using Splunk searching mechanism.
If you work in IT Security Department of any large software developing company, you were probably searching for Apache Struts in your environment on this week.
And it’s all because of CVE-2017-5638:
Apache Struts is a free, open-source, Model-View-Controller (MVC) framework for creating elegant, modern Java web applications, which supports REST, AJAX, and JSON.
In a blog post published Monday, Cisco’s Threat intelligence firm Talos announced the team observed a number of active attacks against the zero-day vulnerability (CVE-2017-5638) in Apache Struts
This is a good example, that shows the usefulness of the Vulners.com service.
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