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Gotham Security Daily Threat Alerts

by on February 24, 2015

February 23, The Register – (International) Cisco IPv6 processing bug can cause DoS attacks. Cisco announced that its NCS 6000 and Carrier Routing System (CRS-X) contain an IPv6 software bug that attackers could repeatedly exploit by sending a malformed IPv6 packet, carrying extension headers, through an affected Cisco IOS XR device line card to cause an extended denial of service (DoS) condition. Source

February 23, Securityweek – (International) Superfish SSL interception library found in several applications: Researchers. Security researchers discovered that the Komodia Redirector and SSL Digestor, originally used by the Superfish software preinstalled on Lenovo laptops, can be found in several products, and at least 12 Facebook applications using the SSL interception library. The researchers stated that Komodia’s proxy software does not properly implement SSL or validate certificates, enabling attackers to potentially hijack affected users’ connections. Source


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