EoL Systems Stonewalling Log4j Fixes for Fed Agencies

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Agencies are unable to patch Log4j, due to network-connected EoL and EoS systems: an issue that’s further complicated by pandemic-wrought supply chain delays and remote-work issues.

Due to all the snafus, agencies are relying on running command-line scripts to find affected systems. They’re also constructing tiger teams to tear into the monumental workload: i.e., specialized, cross-functional teams brought together to solve or investigate a specific problem or critical issue.

Most of the OEM or [commercial off-the-shelf, or COTS] solutions had information out about Log4J in two weeks or less, but the COTS solutions had the EoL or EoS issues, which was more directly related to [the government] not planning for migration or replacements.

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