Serious Windows server vulnerability discovered

Due to a vulnerability which has been found in Windows (Juicy Potato Exploit), we will be going through all of our Windows 2008,2012 and 2016 servers disabling DCOM this morning.

As mentioned in this article https://support.plesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360010138760 Microsoft Windows Server in its default configuration has a critical vulnerability which can cause exculation of privileges.

Part of the disabling of DCOM will require the server to be restarted which should take no more than 5 minutes to complete.

Posted in Servers, Vulnerabilities, Windows

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