Spectre and Meltdown Update CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5754

Posted by John Marrett on Jan 22, 2018 11:58:23 AM

Few people would write up a security vulnerability 19 days after it was announced, but in the case of Spectre and Meltdown (CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5754) each day that we've waited has brought new developments and additional information for us to consider, consolidate and present to our customers and blog community.

Readers who follow security news are already aware that the Spectre and Meltdown issues are substantial threats that have severe impacts on security. The vulnerabilities allow processes to read memory information that should not be accessible to them. User processes can access information from other processes and the kernel, in a virtualized environment they can also access information on the host and potentially other guests.

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Topics: spectre, meltdown, CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2017-5754, CVE-2017-5715

Stack8 Appoints Cary Goldwax as Vice President Operations

Posted by Stack8 Marketing on Jan 16, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Cary Goldwax brings over 20 years of operational leadership experience to help foster Stack8’s growth initiatives

Montreal, CANADA, January 16, 2018 - Stack8, a leading Cisco Unified Communications (UC) and Networking services and solutions provider announced today it has expanded its leadership team with the appointment of Cary Goldwax as Vice President Operations. Mr. Goldwax will be responsible for capitalizing on operational opportunities and building Stack8’s growing technical services teams, at both strategic and operational levels.

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Topics: #stack8, #operations

2017 Wrap Up: Some of Our Most Read Blogs

Posted by Stack8 Marketing on Dec 27, 2017 11:00:00 AM

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Topics: unified communications, #stack8, #blogs 2017

Important DoS Vulnerability for Cisco Expressway and VCS X7.x and X8.x – CVE-2017-6790

Posted by Eric Losier on Dec 13, 2017 9:34:21 AM

Special thank you to Ben Petroff and the Stack8 Managed Services team for their expertise with Cisco Expressway  

Earlier this spring, Cisco had announced a denial of service (DoS) vulnerability affecting CUCM 10.x and 11.x, which we discussed in a previous blog post entitled: Important DoS Vulnerability for CUCM 10.x and 11.x "cisco-sa-20170419-ucm"

Cisco has recently announced that Cisco Expressway and TelePresence Video Communication Server (VCS) are also affected by a similar DoS vulnerability. Advisory ID “cisco-sa-20170816-vcs” (CVE-2017-6790) explains that an unauthenticated, remote attacker could send excessive SIP traffic to the device and cause a complete DoS condition on the targeted system.

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Topics: cisco expressway, CVE-2017-6790

Stack8 Announces the Appointment of Marc Blanchette as Vice President of Sales

Posted by Stack8 Marketing on Dec 5, 2017 9:19:51 AM

New Vice President of Sales will expand Stack8’s market footprint and meet the needs of its growing customer base

Montreal, CANADA, December 05, 2017 - Stack8, a leading Cisco Unified Communications (UC) and Networking services and solutions provider today announced the appointment of Marc Blanchette as Vice President of Sales, effective immediately. In his expanded role, Marc will be integral in leading and expanding the company’s sales team to support its continued growth. Marc is responsible for getting the word out to Cisco Collaboration and Networking customers across North America that there’s a “Better Way” to capture all of the value from the amazing technology that they have invested in.

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Topics: #stack8, #marcblanchette

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