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Security vulnerability: CVE-2020-28188, CVE-2021-3007 and CVE-2020-7961 aka FreakOut

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Security researchers from Check Point disclosed a new report, called "FreakOut goal was to create an IRC botnet which could be used for Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) or crypto-mining. There are multiple variants of this attack.

A successful attack requires at least one of the following software/packages/framework install:

  • TerraMaster TOS(TerraMaster Operating System): The operating system used for managing TerraMaster NAS (Network Attached Storage) servers (CVE-2020-28188)
  • Liferay Portal: A web application platform that offers features relevant for the development of portals and websites (CVE-2020-7961)
  • Zend Framework: a collection of packages used in building web application and services using PHP (CVE-2021-3007)


SUSE does not ship any of the above in it's supported products and thus is not affected by any of the above vulnerabilities.


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  • Document ID:000019844
  • Creation Date: 25-Jan-2021
  • Modified Date:25-Jan-2021
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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