Feds Issue Emergency Directive to Patch Critical DNS Server Flaw

HealthITSecurity

Jessica Davis

An emergency directive from the Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency gave federal agencies just 24-hours to apply a patch to a critical, wormable remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability found in some Microsoft Windows DNS servers.

CISA noted that while the directive to mitigate the flaw was directed to federal agencies and Executive Branch departments, private sector organizations and both state and local governments should also heed...

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