CISA Cybersecurity Alerts 6.8.22
Ep 21 | 6.8.22

CISA Alert AA22-158A – People’s Republic of China state-sponsored cyber actors exploit network providers and devices.

Show Notes

Malicious cyber actors are exploiting multiple critical vulnerabilities in VMware products. Successful exploitation permits malicious actors to trigger a server-side template injection that may result in remote code execution or escalation of privileges to root level access. CISA has updated this alert with additional indicators of compromise, detection signatures, and threat actor TTPs from trusted third parties to assist administrators with detecting and responding to this activity.

AA22-138B Alert, Technical Details, and Mitigations


Emergency Directive 22-03 Mitigate VMware Vulnerabilities

VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2022-0011

VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2022-0014

Threat Brief: VMware Vulnerabilities Exploited in the Wild (CVE-2022-22954 and Others)

All organizations should report incidents and anomalous activity to CISA’s 24/7 Operations Center at or (888) 282-0870 and to the FBI via your local FBI field office or the FBI’s 24/7 CyWatch at (855) 292-3937 or