Vulnerable SDK components lead to supply chain risks in IoT and OT environments

As vulnerabilities in network components, architecture files, and developer tools have become an increasingly popular attack vector to leverage access into secure networks and devices, Microsoft identified such a vulnerable component and found evidence of a supply chain risk that might affect millions of organizations and devices.
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Analyzing attacks using the Exchange vulnerabilities CVE-2022-41040 and CVE-2022-41082

MSTIC observed activity related to a single activity group in August 2022 that achieved initial access and compromised Exchange servers by chaining CVE-2022-41040 and CVE-2022-41082 in a small number of targeted attacks.
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Vulnerability in TikTok Android app could lead to one-click account hijacking

Microsoft discovered a high-severity vulnerability in the TikTok Android application, now identified as CVE-2022-28799 and fixed by TikTok, which could have allowed attackers to compromise users’ accounts with a single click.
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Uncovering a ChromeOS remote memory corruption vulnerability

Microsoft discovered a memory corruption vulnerability in a ChromeOS component that could have been triggered remotely, allowing attackers to perform either a denial-of-service (DoS) or, in extreme cases, remote code execution (RCE).
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Uncovering a macOS App Sandbox escape vulnerability: A deep dive into CVE-2022-26706

Microsoft uncovered a vulnerability in macOS that could allow specially crafted codes to escape the App Sandbox and run unrestricted on the system. We shared these findings with Apple, and fix for this vulnerability, now identified as CVE-2022-26706, was included in the security updates on May 16, 2022.
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Android apps with millions of downloads exposed to high-severity vulnerabilities

Microsoft uncovered high-severity vulnerabilities in a mobile framework used by multiple large mobile service providers in pre-installed Android System apps that potentially exposed users to remote or local attacks.
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