Security News > 2024 > February > New Ivanti Secure VPN Zero-Day Vulnerabilities and Patches
Two zero-day vulnerabilities have been discovered in Ivanti Secure VPN, a popular VPN solution used by organizations worldwide.
The chaining of the two vulnerabilities allow any attacker to execute remote code without any authentication and compromise affected systems.
What are the Ivanti Secure VPN zero-day vulnerabilities?
Ivanti published an official security advisory and knowledge base article about two zero-day vulnerabilities, CVE-2023-46805 and CVE-2024-21887, affecting all supported versions of Ivanti Connect Secure and Ivanti Policy Secure Gateways.
Patrice Auffret, founder, chief executive officer and chief technology officer at ONYPHE, a French cyber defense search engine dedicated to attack surface discovery and attack surface management, told TechRepublic in an email interview earlier today that 29,664 Ivanti Secure VPN appliances are connected to the internet, with more than 40% of the exposed systems being in the U.S., followed by Japan and Germany.
The incident response revealed that a threat actor modified several files placed on the Ivanti Connect Secure VPN appliance.
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