Vulnerability was identified on the SecureAuth server: 'Weakness Name: Microsoft EMET < 5.5 Security Bypass Vulnerability'

    Applies to:
  • Legacy SecureAuth IdP
Deployment model:
  • On Premises

    SecureAuth IdP Version affected: 9.1

    Description: When running a security scan for vulnerabilities, your software flags the following on the SecureAuth server:

    Weakness Name: Microsoft EMET < 5.5 Security Bypass Vulnerability
    Weakness Description: The version of Microsoft Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) installed on the remote host is prior to 5.5.

    Cause: The EMET version is out of date.

    Resolution: Since EMET is a utility that prevents vulnerabilities in Windows OS from being exploited, SecureAuth is not affected. Therefore, upgrading to the newest version would actually increase the security of your OS and appliance.


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