Sophos Firewall Vulnerability

Sophos, a British based security software and firewall company reports a critical Remote Code Execution (RCE) vulnerability has been identified and patched. This vulnerability (CVE-2022-1040) has a CVSS base score of 9.8 and impacts all Sophos firewalls v18.5 and later.

This vulnerability allows a threat actor to bypass authentication in login portals then allow the attacker remote execute capabilities. Sophos has a knowledge Base guide to help determine if the hotfix was applied in your environment. 

Sophos has a history of firewall vulnerabilities being utilized by threat actors to gain access to corporate networks.

No Cloudience customers are affected by or use this service.

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