Microsoft patched four vulnerabilities in the Open Management Infrastructure (OMI) software agent integrated in Azure services as part of its September 2021 Patch Tuesday releases.
The vulnerabilities, collectively named OMIGOD, have critical and high severity ratings and can be exploited to execute code remotely or get elevated privileges on susceptible Linux virtual machines operating on Azure.
“We conservatively estimate that thousands of Azure customers and millions of endpoints are affected. In a small sample of Azure tenants we analyzed, over 65% were unknowingly at risk,” said cloud security company Wiz, whose researchers detected the flaws.
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