The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) added a VMware privilege escalation flaw (CVE-2022-22960) and a Google Chrome type confusion issue (CVE-2022-1364) to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog.
According to Binding Operational Directive (BOD) 22-01: Reducing the Significant Risk of Known Exploited Vulnerabilities, FCEB agencies have to address the identified vulnerabilities by the due date to protect their networks against attacks exploiting the flaws in the catalog.
Experts recommend also private organizations review the Catalog and address the vulnerabilities in their infrastructure.
The VMware vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2022-22960, is a privilege escalation bug that was recently addressed by the virtualization giant.
The Google Chrome flaw, tracked as CVE-2022-1364, is a type confusion issue that was fixed by the IT giant with the release of Chrome 100.0.4896.127 for Windows, Mac, and Linux,
Below is the complete list of flaws added by CISA to is Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog in the latest turn:
The above issues have to be addressed by federal agencies by May 06, 2022.
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