RIA: Estonian companies could be affected by Java language vulnerability | News
Accordingly, RIA urges all agencies to check if they may be affected by the vulnerability and to take countermeasures if necessary.
Tonu Tammer, Head of Cyber ââIncident Response Department (CERT-EE) at RIA, said: âBusinesses and public institutions should look at Java-based services in their service portfolio. Check if any updates have been released for the products you are using. If that is the case. , update quickly as it fixes the critical security vulnerability. “
This is particularly important for systems accessible online, he added.
âWe have contacted vulnerable institutions and services have now been closed. We will continue to assist affected businesses in any way we can and seek new cases,â Tammer said.
“The more information we have about the cases in Estonia, the better we can offer help and prevent threats,” Tammer added.
The vuln is global and resides in Java‘s Apache Log4j logging function, BNS reports.
Potential vulnerabilities need to be addressed, while RIA recommends that companies who fear they have been compromised email the agency here.
Various servers have been affected by the vulnerability, BNS reports.
CERT-EE is also exchanging information with partners around the world and monitoring developments to prevent possible attacks, while temporary measures were taken on Friday evening at state agencies in Estonia.
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