Vulnerabilities

A Vulnerability is a state in a computing system (or set of systems) which either (a) allows an attacker to execute commands as another user, (b) allows an attacker to access data that is contrary to the specified access restrictions for that data, (c) allows an attacker to pose as another entity, or (d) allows an attacker to conduct a denial of service.Advisories relating to Symantec products may be viewed here.

Microsoft Windows Active Directory Federation Services CVE-2019-1126 Security Bypass Vulnerability

Risk:
Medium
Date Discovered:
July 09, 2019
Description:
Microsoft Windows is prone to a security-bypass vulnerability. An attacker can leverage this issue to bypass certain security restrictions and perform unauthorized actions.
Technologies Affected
  • Microsoft Windows Server 1803
  • Microsoft Windows Server 1903
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
Recommendations
  • Run all software as a nonprivileged user with minimal access rights.
    When possible, run all software as a user with minimal privileges and limited access to system resources. Use additional precautions such as restrictive environments to insulate software that may potentially handle malicious content.
  • Deploy network intrusion detection systems to monitor network traffic for malicious activity.
    Deploy NIDS to monitor network traffic for signs of anomalous or suspicious activity. This may indicate exploit attempts or activity that results from successful exploits.
Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.
References
Credits
Eyal Karni, Marina Simakov and Yaron Zinar from Preempt
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