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Plesk Zero-Day Exploit

Plesk Zero-Day Exploit

Published zero-day exploit to attack the system with Plesk control panel

More than 360,000 Apache websites imperiled by critical Plesk vulnerability

Publicly available attack code exploits remote-code bug in Plesk admin panel and  allows execution of arbitrary code on the web-servers that are running Plesk (the web hosting control panel).

The problem is tested on systems with Plesk 8.6, 9.0, 9.2, 9.3 and 9.5.4 running under Linux and FreeBSD (other systems have not been tested and may also vulnerable). The vulnerability remains unpatched. According to preliminary estimates, the Web is about 360,000 potentially vulnerable servers on which the panel is installed Plesk. (more…)

Hackers attackAs a result, triggering the exploit died thousands of characters World of Warcraft.

On Sunday, members of mass online role-playing game World of Warcraft have been victims of “exploit” as it was called in the company Blizzard Activision. It so happened that the dead characters of all players who were online at the time of the incident, and that is in the key cities of game worlds.

“Earlier today, certain realms were affected by an in-game exploit, resulting in the deaths of player characters and non-player characters in some of the major cities. This exploit has already been hotfixed, so it should not be repeatable … We take this destructive action very seriously and conduct a thorough investigation, ” (more…)

internet explorer logoEric Romang discovered an exploit for IE on one of the servers that are used by participants hacker group Nitro.

Security researcher Eric Romang said in his blog that he had found an exploit for a previously unknown vulnerability in Internet Explorer. According to the expert, he studied the compromised servers that used the hacker group members Nitro.

In the director /public/help found 4 files (exploit.html, Moh2010.swf, Protect.html and 111.exe), which attracted the attention Romanga. All files have been opened on the test car with all-new OC Windows XP Professional Edition SP3, as well as the latest versions of Adobe Flash. The launch of these files has resulted in a system file was downloaded dropper. (more…)