Introduction to Software Vulnerability Assessment

CloudPassage Halo’s Software Vulnerability Assessment module (SVA), is one of the most critical components of the Halo platform. The SVA module regularly scans all of your protected servers to detect known vulnerable packages, providing universal visibility into your workloads. These…

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Finding the Shellshock Vulnerability with CloudPassage Halo

A serious vulnerability, CVE-2014-6271, being variably referred to as Shellshock or Shellshocked, was just reported in the Bourne-Again Shell (bash) that affects most *NIX-based systems. Because the bash shell is so prevalent on *NIX systems, the vulnerability can be leveraged…

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