Inside the code: How the Log4Shell exploit works

Credit to Author: gallagherseanm| Date: Fri, 17 Dec 2021 14:51:25 +0000

The critical vulnerability in Apache’s  Log4j Java-based logging utility (CVE-2021-44248) has been called the “most critical vulnerability of the last decade.”  Also known as Log4Shell, the flaw  has forced the developers of many software products to push out updates or mitigations to customers. And Log4j’s maintainers have published two new versions since the bug was discovered—the second completely eliminating the […]

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Microsoft wraps up 2021 with 64 patched vulnerabilities—including Windows 7 fixes

Credit to Author: gallagherseanm| Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2021 18:41:59 +0000

The final Patch Tuesday of the year is here, and while Log4J may have cast a very long shadow over this month, Microsoft has released fixes for 64 more vulnerabilities in its software products, including 16 Chromium-based bugs in the Edge browser that were already patched in updates pushed since last month. Some of the […]

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