Categoría: CVE

ROS CVE alert; ensuring security for robotics

Security for robotics is crucial for robotics operation and adoption. Open Robotics has registered a CVE that affects ROS Kinetic, Melodic and Noetic. CVE stands for Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures, and it’s an international system that provides a method for publicly sharing information on cybersecurity vulnerabilities and exposures. This specific CVE affects ROS users and […]

What lies after LTS? Two years of Ubuntu 14.04 in ESM

Two years ago, we launched the Extended Security Maintenance (ESM) phase of Ubuntu 14.04, providing access to CVE patches through an Ubuntu Advantage for Infrastructure free or paid subscription. This phase extended the lifecycle of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, released in April 2014, from the standard, five years of an LTS release to a total of […]

Mitigating BootHole – ‘There’s a hole in the boot’ – CVE-2020-10713 and related vulnerabilities

Responsible disclosure and coordinated response as a benefit to all Today we released USN-4432-1 announcing updates for a series of vulnerabilities termed BootHole / ‘There’s a hole in the boot’ in GRUB2 (GRand Unified Bootloader version 2) that could allow an attacker to subvert UEFI Secure Boot. The original vulnerability, CVE-2020-10713, which is a high […]

FIPS 140-2: Stay compliant and secure with Canonical

FIPS 140-2 is a set of publicly announced cryptographic standards developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. It is an essential part of FEDRamp requirements for many governmental agencies in the US and Canada, as well as their business partners from all around the world. Furthermore, as a well established and verified security […]

Charmed Kubernetes update for upstream API server vulnerability

An upstream Kubernetes vulnerability (CVE-2019-11247) has been identified where the API server mistakenly allows access to a cluster-scoped custom resource, if the request is made as if the resource were namespaced. Authorisations for the resource accessed in this manner are enforced using roles and role bindings within the namespace. This means that a user with […]

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Charmed Kubernetes update for upstream API server vulnerability

An upstream Kubernetes vulnerability (CVE-2019-11247) has been identified where the API server mistakenly allows access to a cluster-scoped custom resource, if the request is made as if the resource were namespaced. Authorisations for the resource accessed in this manner are enforced using roles and role bindings within the namespace. This means that a user with […]

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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS has transitioned to ESM support

Extended Security Maintenance (ESM) is now available for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to provide ongoing security patches for high and critical CVEs for UA Infrastructure customers.

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