Oracle superior to AWS? AWS Vulnerabilities Discovered and fwd:cloudsec conference

September 15, 2021

If you are keen to learn more about how the cloud providers rank, Gartner released a report in July 2021 noting that over 90% of the worldwide cloud market was concentrated in just four cloud providers. Amazon Web Services and Microsoft lead the market with Alibaba and Google as the next closest competitors. 

When customers sets up a Linux virtual machine in their cloud, the OMI agent is deployed automatically when they enable certain Azure services. Without a patch, attackers can easily exploit these four vulnerabilities to escalate root or highest privileges and remotely execute malicious code. 

Microsoft has issued a patch to address this during their Patch Tuesday release on 14 September 2021

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