CISA Releases Security Advisories for Rockwell Automation Products

03/31/2022 01:27 PM EDT

Original release date: March 31, 2022

CISA has released two Industrial Controls Systems Advisories (ICSAs) detailing vulnerabilities in Rockwell Automation products. An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to inject code on affected system. 
 
CISA encourages users and administrators to review ICSA-22-090-05: Rockwell Automation Logix Controllers and ICSA-22-090-07: Rockwell Automation Studio 5000 Logix Designer for more information and to apply the necessary mitigations and detection method.  

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FBI Releases PIN on Ransomware Straining Local Governments and Public Services

03/31/2022 11:00 AM EDT

Original release date: March 31, 2022

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has released a Private Industry Notification (PIN) to inform U.S. Government Facilities Sector partners of cyber actors conducting ransomware attacks on local government agencies that have resulted in disrupted operational services, risks to public safety, and financial losses.

CISA encourages local government officials and public service providers to review FBI PIN: Ransomware Attacks Straining Local U.S. Governments and Public Services and apply the recommended mitigations.
 

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CISA Adds Eight Known Exploited Vulnerabilities to Catalog

03/31/2022 10:00 AM EDT

Original release date: March 31, 2022

CISA has added eight new vulnerabilities to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog, based on evidence of active exploitation. These types of vulnerabilities are a frequent attack vector for malicious cyber actors and pose significant risk to the federal enterprise. Note: to view the newly added vulnerabilities in the catalog, click on the arrow on the of the “Date Added to Catalog” column, which will sort by descending dates.

Binding Operational Directive (BOD) 22-01: Reducing the Significant Risk of Known Exploited Vulnerabilities established the Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog as a living list of known CVEs that carry significant risk to the federal enterprise. BOD 22-01 requires FCEB agencies to remediate identified vulnerabilities by the due date to protect FCEB networks against active threats. See the BOD 22-01 Fact Sheet for more information.

Although BOD 22-01 only applies to FCEB agencies, CISA strongly urges all organizations to reduce their exposure to cyberattacks by prioritizing timely remediation of Catalog vulnerabilities as part of their vulnerability management practice. CISA will continue to add vulnerabilities to the Catalog that meet the meet the specified criteria.

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Google Releases Security Updates for Chrome

03/30/2022 09:00 AM EDT

Original release date: March 30, 2022

Google has released Chrome version 100.0.4896.60 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. This version addresses vulnerabilities that an attacker could exploit to take control of an affected system. 

CISA encourages users and administrators to review the Chrome Release Note and apply the necessary update.

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Improvements to Email Notifications


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At the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA), we are vigilant about finding innovative ways to get you the most actionable cyber threat information when you need it most.

CISA has made improvements to email notifications and want to inform you that our subscriber content lists have been updated. The previous National Cybersecurity Awareness alert topics have been consolidated to streamline information. These new updates will make it easier and faster for you to receive the latest information on cybersecurity-related topics.

As of Thursday, March 31, you will be subscribed to CISA’s Cybersecurity Advisories and Vulnerability Bulletin email alerts. The information you will receive includes greater actionable threat and vulnerability data from CISA and our partners. It will go only get better from here!

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Mitigating Attacks Against Uninterruptable Power Supply Devices

03/29/2022 10:45 AM EDT

Original release date: March 29, 2022

CISA and the Department of Energy (DOE) are aware of threat actors gaining access to a variety of internet-connected uninterruptable power supply (UPS) devices, often through unchanged default usernames and passwords. Organizations can mitigate attacks against their UPS devices, which provide emergency power in a variety of applications when normal power sources are lost, by removing management interfaces from the internet.

Organizations can mitigate attacks against UPS devices by immediately removing management interfaces from the internet. Review CISA and DOE’s guidance on mitigating attacks against UPS devices for additional mitigations and information.

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CISA Adds 32 Known Exploited Vulnerabilities to Catalog

03/28/2022 11:47 AM EDT

Original release date: March 28, 2022

CISA has added 32 new vulnerabilities to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog, based on evidence of active exploitation. These types of vulnerabilities are a frequent attack vector for malicious cyber actors and pose significant risk to the federal enterprise. Note: to view the newly added vulnerabilities in the catalog, click on the arrow on the of the “Date Added to Catalog” column, which will sort by descending dates.

Binding Operational Directive (BOD) 22-01: Reducing the Significant Risk of Known Exploited Vulnerabilities established the Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog as a living list of known CVEs that carry significant risk to the federal enterprise. BOD 22-01 requires FCEB agencies to remediate identified vulnerabilities by the due date to protect FCEB networks against active threats. See the BOD 22-01 Fact Sheet for more information.

Although BOD 22-01 only applies to FCEB agencies, CISA strongly urges all organizations to reduce their exposure to cyberattacks by prioritizing timely remediation of Catalog vulnerabilities a part of their vulnerability management practice. CISA will continue to add vulnerabilities to the Catalog that meet the meet the specified criteria.

This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.