VENOM Zero-Day May Affect Thousands Of Cloud, Virtualization Products

    Date18 May 2015
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
    969
    Posted ByDave Wreski
    Critical vulnerability in the open-source QEMU hypervisor lets attackers break out of a virtual machine, execute code on a host machine and access all the other VMs on the host. A zero-day vulnerability affecting a variety of virtualization platforms and cloud services allows attackers to break out of a virtual machine (VM), execute code on the host machine and access any other VMs running on it, CrowdStrike researchers revealed today.
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