DHS CISA: Threat Actors Targeting Unpatched Microsoft Windows Flaw

HealthITSecurity.com

Jessica Davis

In a Friday alert, DHS CISA warns threat actors are using publicly available proof-of-concept (POC) code to target an unpatched critical vulnerability found in certain Microsoft Windows systems.

Threat actors are actively targeting an unpatched critical vulnerability found in certain Microsoft Windows systems with a new, publicly available proof-of-concept (POC) code, according to a recent alert from the Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.

In March, Microsoft inadvertently disclosed a critical flaw known as CVE-2020-0796 without a patch but quickly provided a fix just two days later.

The remote code execution vulnerability is found in...

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