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Symfony Flaw Leaves Drupal Sites Vulnerable to Hackers—Patch Now

Symfony Flaw Leaves Drupal Sites Vulnerable to Hackers—Patch Now

Aug 03, 2018
It's time to update your Drupal websites. Drupal, the popular open-source content management system, has released a new version of its software to patch a security bypass vulnerability that could allow a remote attacker to take control of the affected websites. The vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2018-14773, resides in a component of a third-party library, called Symfony HttpFoundation component , which is being used in Drupal Core and affects Drupal 8.x versions before 8.5.6. Since Symfony—a web application framework with a set of PHP components—is being used by a lot of projects, the vulnerability could potentially put many web applications at risk of hacking. Symfony Component Vulnerability According to an advisory released by Symfony, the security bypass vulnerability originates due to Symfony's support for legacy and risky HTTP headers. "Support for a (legacy) IIS header that lets users override the path in the request URL via the X-Original-URL or X-Rew
Critical Updates — RCE Flaws Found in SwiftMailer, PhpMailer and ZendMail

Critical Updates — RCE Flaws Found in SwiftMailer, PhpMailer and ZendMail

Jan 03, 2017
A security researcher recently reported a critical vulnerability in one of the most popular open source PHP libraries used to send emails that allowed a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code in the context of the web server and compromise a web application. Disclosed by Polish security researcher Dawid Golunski of Legal Hackers, the issue ( CVE-2016-10033 ) in PHPMailer used by more than 9 Million users worldwide was thought to be fixed with the release of version 5.2.18. However, Golunski managed to bypass the patched version of PHPMailer that was given a new CVE ( CVE-2016-10045 ), which once again put millions of websites and popular open source web apps, including WordPress, Drupal, 1CRM, SugarCRM, Yii, and Joomla, at risk of remote code execution attack. PHPMailer eventually fixed the issue with an update, version 5.2.20 . All versions of PHPMailer before this critical release are affected, so web administrators and developers are strongly recommended to update to t
6 Ways to Simplify SaaS Identity Governance

6 Ways to Simplify SaaS Identity Governance

Feb 21, 2024SaaS Security / Identity Management
With SaaS applications now making up the vast majority of technology used by employees in most organizations, tasks related to identity governance need to happen across a myriad of individual SaaS apps. This presents a huge challenge for centralized IT teams who are ultimately held responsible for managing and securing app access, but can't possibly become experts in the nuances of the native security settings and access controls for hundreds (or thousands) of apps. And, even if they could, the sheer volume of tasks would easily bury them. Modern IT teams need a way to orchestrate and govern SaaS identity governance by engaging the application owners in the business who are most familiar with how the tool is used, and who needs what type of access.  Nudge Security is a  SaaS security and governance solution  that can help you do just that, with automated workflows to save time and make the process manageable at scale. Read on to learn how it works. 1 . Discover all SaaS apps used b
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