NSA Releases Advisory on Mitigating Recent VPN Vulnerabilities

Title: NSA Releases Advisory on Mitigating Recent VPN Vulnerabilities

Published: Mon, 07 Oct 2019 21:41:24 +0000

Original release date: October 7, 2019

The National Security Agency (NSA) has released an advisory on advanced persistent threat (APT) actors exploiting multiple vulnerabilities in Virtual Private Network (VPN) applications. A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages administrators to review NSA’s Cybersecurity Advisory and CISA’s Current Activity on Vulnerabilities in Multiple VPN Applications for more information and apply the necessary updates or mitigations.

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Source: US-CERT.GOV