Tag: SecOps

  • What we should learn from the xz backdoor

    You may have heard that a vulnerability was found in the xz tool and liblzma library on Friday, 29th of March 2024 which specifically targeted sshd being managed by systemd on Debian and RedHat Linux systems. What happened The catastrophic scope of the attack At first the backdoor seems very odd. xz is a compression…

  • RE: Hacking Terraform State for Privilege Escalation



    An interesting attack vector which uses empty terraform providers and a modified state file to execute code! There’s lots to be excited about as a red teamer and scared of as a blue teamer, but at the top of the list is that the attack does not require a “terraform apply”. Even if the human reviewing…