Gitlab has patched a critical vulnerability that could allow an attacker to execute code remotely. The security issue, which has been rated as critical, has been discovered in all versions of GitLab, starting from 14.0 prior to 14.10.5, 15.0 prior to 15.0.4, and 15.1 prior to 15.1.1. An authenticated user could import a maliciously crafted project leading to remote code execution, an advisory from GitLab reads. The bug (CVE-2022-2185) has been patched in the latest version.
The Jenkins security team announced 34 security vulnerabilities affecting 29 plugins for the Jenkins open source automation server, 29 of the bugs being zero-days still waiting to be patched.
Google shipped security updates to address a high-severity zero-day vulnerability in its Chrome web browser that it said is being exploited in the wild. The shortcoming, tracked as CVE-2022-2294, relates to a heap overflow flaw in the WebRTC component that provides real-time audio and video communication capabilities in browsers without the need to install plugins or download native apps.
A widespread software supply chain attack has targeted the NPM package manager at least since December 2021 with rogue modules designed to steal data entered in forms by users on websites that include them.
Microsoft has expanded its confidential computing offering and now allows Azure cloud computing service customers to create hardware isolated virtual machines (aka confidential VMs) with Ephemeral OS disks. With this new public preview feature, Azure customers can create ephemeral OS disks only on the local VM storage (on VM cache or VM temp disk), thus ensuring that data remains 100% confidential since it will never be sent to remote Azure Storage.
Microsoft has introduced a new Microsoft Defender for Endpoint (MDE) feature in public preview to help organizations detect weaknesses affecting Android and iOS devices in their enterprise networks.
A HackerOne employee stole vulnerability reports submitted through the bug bounty platform and disclosed them to affected customers to claim financial rewards. The rogue worker had contacted about half a dozen HackerOne customers and collected bounties “in a handful of disclosures,” the company said on Friday.