Vulnerability: Windows Kernel Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Found by Hillstone Networks

Today, Microsoft released the June product updates, which fixed two Windows kernel privilege escalation vulnerabilities (CVE-2020-1247, CVE-2020-1253) reported by Hillstone Networks. The latest security notification is published on the Microsoft website. The vulnerability affects all versions of the Windows operating system (Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows Server and all Windows 10 releases). Figure 1: Microsoft…

Navigating Cloud Workload Protection: What You Should Know

The complexity and diversity of hybrid cloud architectures present special challenges for IT and security teams. The recently released Gartner “Market Guide for Cloud Workload Protection Platforms,2020*” provides valuable guidance for anyone tasked with ensuring the security of these architectures. In the new market guide, Gartner says, “container and serverless workloads are scanned for vulnerabilities…

Secure SD-WAN for Broader Business Scenarios with Hillstone HSM 4.4.0

We have reached another milestone of Secure SD-WAN Solution with this new release of the Hillstone Security Management (HSM) platform – version 4.4.0. The enhanced Secure SD-WAN Solution provides on-demand network orchestration capabilities along with other features that give control to admins to more easily deploy and better create and manage their SD-WAN networks. Secure…

Vulnerability Notification and Hillstone Networks Solution: SMBv3 Protocol Remote Code Execution

[Overview] The SMB protocol is a network sharing protocol used in Microsoft Windows, and is often used to share files and printers within a local area network; SMBv3 is version 3 of SMB. Recently, Microsoft announced an SMBv3 remote code execution vulnerability. At present, Microsoft has released a security patch to fix the vulnerability. Meanwhile,…

Stay Safe. Stay Connected. Stay Protected.

In difficult times such as today’s health pandemic, we must protect our health, the safety of our loved ones. We must also keep sight of our business, our critical assets, and ensure business continuity and security. At Hillstone Networks, we care about the safety and security of our customers. So while the new normal is…