Terrapin

Vulnerability Profile Updated 23 days ago
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Terrapin is a significant software vulnerability discovered in the Secure Shell (SSH) protocol, a widely used method for secure remote login and other secure network services over an insecure network. This flaw in the design or implementation of SSH allows malicious actors to exploit the Terrapin vulnerability, leading to a downgrade in the security of the SSH protocol. The result is a weakened system where supposedly secure data transmissions can be intercepted, read, or manipulated, posing serious threats to the confidentiality and integrity of information. The Terrapin attack, as it has been termed, leverages this vulnerability to reduce the security level of the SSH protocol. As reported by Security Affairs, the attack can successfully lower the security measures in place, making systems susceptible to further attacks. It's a critical issue given the widespread use of SSH for secure communication in many organizational and individual settings. When successful, a Terrapin attack could potentially allow unauthorized access to sensitive data, tampering with data transmission, and even control over the affected systems. In response to the discovery and potential exploitation of the Terrapin vulnerability, it's crucial for organizations and individuals using SSH to take immediate action. Measures should include updating to the latest version of SSH that addresses this vulnerability, applying patches provided by vendors, and regularly monitoring system logs for any signs of unusual activity. Additionally, users are advised to implement multi-factor authentication and strong, unique passwords to add an extra layer of security.
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CVE-2023-48795
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CVE-2023-48795 is a significant vulnerability discovered in the Siemens RUGGEDCOM APE1808, specifically in all versions with Palo Alto Networks Virtual NGFW configured to support the CHACHA20-POLY1305 algorithm or any Encrypt-then-MAC algorithms. This flaw, found within the SSH cryptographic network
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Securityaffairs
2 days ago
Security Affairs Malware Newsletter - Round 3
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Security Affairs Malware Newsletter - Round 3
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Security Affairs Malware Newsletter - Round 2
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Security Affairs Malware Newsletter - Round 1
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23 days ago
Security Affairs newsletter Round 478 by Pierluigi Paganini – INTERNATIONAL EDITION
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Security Affairs newsletter Round 477 by Pierluigi Paganini – INTERNATIONAL EDITION
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Security Affairs newsletter Round 476 by Pierluigi Paganini – INTERNATIONAL EDITION
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2 months ago
Security Affairs newsletter Round 473 by Pierluigi Paganini – INTERNATIONAL EDITION
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3 months ago
Security Affairs newsletter Round 470 by Pierluigi Paganini – INTERNATIONAL EDITION
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3 months ago
Security Affairs newsletter Round 467 by Pierluigi Paganini – INTERNATIONAL EDITION
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4 months ago
Security Affairs newsletter Round 466 by Pierluigi Paganini
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4 months ago
Security Affairs newsletter Round 465 by Pierluigi Paganini
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Security Affairs newsletter Round 464 by Pierluigi Paganini
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4 months ago
Security Affairs newsletter Round 463 by Pierluigi Paganini
CERT-EU
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SolarWinds Security Event Manager (SEM) update for third-party components
Securityaffairs
6 months ago
Security Affairs newsletter Round 454 by Pierluigi Paganini
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6 months ago
Security Affairs newsletter Round 456 by Pierluigi Paganini
CERT-EU
7 months ago
More robust cloud security aimed by SentinelOne's PingSafe purchase
Securityaffairs
6 months ago
Security Affairs newsletter Round 457 by Pierluigi Paganini
CERT-EU
6 months ago
Ubuntu update for openssh