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The recent critical security issue in VMware vCenter was discovered this January and fixed on February 23rd https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2021-0002.html. The exploit looks like a simple JSP shell upload, but for some reason, it’s a blind spot for Web Application Firewalls (WAFs). Let’s understand why. The CVE-2021-21972 affects vCenter versions 6.5, 6.7, and 7.0. The exploit for Metasploit released https://vulners.com/packetstorm/PACKETSTORM:161695 today. The exploit description is pretty straight forward “This module exploits an unauthenticated OVA file upload and path traversal in VMware…

Grammarly is the unicorn company that announced its open bug bounty program last September. Since that time, many security researchers posted their submissions and got paid well. Some of Grammarly’s issues are also useful for others. Like the recent XSS, that also bypasses an AWS WAF. The recent XSS report is a bit different among others. First of all, it was submitted by Frans Rosen, one of the top HackerOne hackers. He is the 6th…

An easy to use Cloud WAF and API protection package We are thrilled to announce the launch of the new Wallarm Cloud WAF deployment for Wallarm Cloud-Native Security Platform. Get your application protection up and running in 15 minutes, without any installation at all. You can now gain protection across a full portfolio of your applications, APIs, and serverless workloads without any agent installation at all. Typically Wallarm customers install Wallarm nodes as Kubernetes Ingress…

In this series’ previous article, we added the AI-powered Wallarm WAF to our Helm chart bundled application as a sidecar container. As you can see, 10 minutes is the time we need to stop worrying about rules, lists, and attacks, and start focusing on performance, optimization, and deployment. As you probably know, if you’re developing applications in a container environment orchestrated by Kubernetes, Helm is a robust solution to bundle your application, mainly because it…