Thousands Exposed, Bug Gives Full RCE as Root

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Two critical vulnerabilities in the software of the open source Salt project have been awarded the highest possible CVSS score of 10 — with security company F-Secure today warning that “we expect that any competent hacker will be able to create 100 percent reliable exploits for these issues in under 24 hours.”

The “Salt” management framework by the company SaltStack is widely used as a configuration tool to manage servers in data centres, including in cloud environments. The vulnerabilities, in Salt master versions 3001 and earlier, were patched yesterday by

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Mumbai’s Bhendi Bazaar takes a leap into future with redevelopment work

After many failed attempts over the past decade, Bhendi Bazaar, one of the most underdeveloped and busiest business-cum-residential districts of the city, is taking a big leap into the future in what’s said to be the nation’s largest cluster redevelopment project.

The 125-year-old neighbourhood spanning 16.5-acres, not very far from the iconic CST, is already home to two newly-developed towers of 36 and 41-floors which are opening a new world of modern living for the families there. Around 610 of the over 3,200 families and 128 of the over 1,250 businesses have moved in to the

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A repairable brain: cell reprogramm… – Information Centre – Research & Innovation

EU-funded scientists have developed ground breaking genetic reprogramming procedures to exchange and maintenance brain cells, opening up novel therapeutic pathways to fight debilitating ailments such as Parkinson’s and Huntington’s sickness.