Sophos Firewall Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
RISK: Extremely High Risk
TYPE: Security software and application - Security Software & Appliance
A vulnerability has been identified in Sophos Firewall. A remote user can exploit this vulnerability to trigger remote code execution on the targeted system.
[Updated on 2022-03-30] CVE-2022-1040 is being exploited in the wild and the risk level is changed from medium risk to extremely high risk correspondingly.
- Remote Code Execution
System / Technologies affected
- Sophos Firewall version prior to v18.5 MR3 (18.5.3)
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