Neglecting server vulnerabilities could lead to real financial or reputational impacts if left unchecked, untreated, and without security controls. This prime attack surface area for cyber criminals could lead to a major security breach if you don’t have the right strategies or internal resource to ensure your server estate is continually patched to vendor recommended standards.
Cyber criminals are always creating new ways to exploit unknown software vulnerabilities. The alarming part is deployed security solutions, which are meant to protect against cyber attacks, are the ones being targeted by cyber criminals so they can gain unauthorised access to your confidential data.
Cisco SD-WAN, a software-defined networking solution for wide area networks, has reported new critical vulnerabilities that expose affected systems to authenticated remote attackers that could execute arbitrary commands on devices and underlying operating systems with root privileges.