Linux

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How a Linux bug may affect Virtual infrastructure

Linux bugs may affect or directly threaten entire virtualization infrastructures: Whatever OS is used on VMs, an attack on a hypervisor is possible from both the outside and inside, and exploitation of the dreaded Shellshock vulnerability on Linux-based hypervisors is a possibility, too.

How a Linux bug may affect Windows-based infrastructure

The recent developments with “big bugs” such as Heartbleed and Shellshock created a global security strain, with many questions emerging. Both bugs were open-source software-related, but indirectly they would constitute a threat to Windows-based infrastructure. In this post we review a few scenarios of an attack on mostly Windows-based network with Linux servers at certain points.