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Cisco hacked: Six backend servers used by customer VIRL-PE deployments compromised via SaltStack

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Hackers hit remotely rootable SaltStack systems (04 May 2020)

The flaws were found by Finnish security vendor F-Secure early last month, and affect the SaltStack Salt master which sends updates to Salt minions that control servers, often large amounts of them.

F-Secure said that the vulnerabilities that are rated as the highest 10.0 severity, and added that they are reliable and simple to exploit.

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