CVE-2020-26217

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CVE-2020-26217 is a vulnerability that affects certain versions of the Apache Guacamole remote desktop gateway software. This flaw allows an attacker to perform arbitrary code execution by exploiting an authentication bypass vulnerability in the software's guacd authentication protocol. The attacker can send specially crafted requests to the server, which will execute arbitrary code on the system with the privileges of the guacd process. The vulnerability was discovered on October 28, 2020, and was assigned CVE-2020-26217. The Apache Guacamole project released a security update for the affected software versions on November 10, 2020, to address the issue. Users were advised to update their installations as soon as possible to prevent exploitation of this vulnerability. This vulnerability highlights the importance of keeping software up-to-date and applying security patches promptly. It also underscores the need for proper security testing and auditing of software before it is released to the public. Software vulnerabilities can be exploited by attackers to compromise systems or steal sensitive data, so it is crucial to take all necessary steps to secure software against potential attacks.
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