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Cloud Vulnerability Could Let One Server Compromise Thousands
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LeonorCastro,
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10/1/2019 | 3:18:20 AM
Re: OnApp reached out to me a few months ago
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9/30/2019 | 1:46:10 PM
OnApp reached out to me a few months ago

The researchers explored the control panel of the hosting company and saw there was an SSH connection between their server and the cloud provider. A public key had been pre-installed to access the server, prompting the team to wonder whether the management software was using the same key pair to manage every server. Researchers found this was the case, and they could launch an SSH connection to any server with the hosting company. They could do this even if they didn't have the private key, which granted the same level of root access the provider had.

 It is interesting that you bring this up, because we had tested their solution out but they did not allow us to test the internet connectivity of their cloud solution. Whew, I am glad that we did not decide to go with it due to testing limitations they put on their product. Well, this is good to know and one thing, the price of the product was way outside of the major cloud providers or CSPs (Cloud Service Providers).


Anyway, thank you for the insight.

Tod


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