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CloudSEK says that analysis by its contextual AI digital risk platform, XVigil, has discovered several critical and high-severity vulnerabilities affecting Veeam Backup & Replication.

Several threat actors were seen advertising a fully weaponized tool for remote code execution to exploit the vulnerabilities says CloudSEK.

The Veeam Backup & Replication vulnerabilities identified are:

  • CVE-2022-26500 and CVE-2022-26501 with a CVSS V3 score of 9.8
  • CVE-2022-26504 with a CVSS V3 score of 8.8

Threat actors can exploit the vulnerabilities to:

  • Gain initial access
  • Disclose sensitive information
  • Perform DDoS attacks
  • Encrypt the infrastructure with malware
  • Gain privileges and execute arbitrary code remotely.

Installing the latest Veeam Backup & Replication update will mitigate the issues says CloudSEK.

More details.


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