On March 28, 2018, a patch for a highly critical vulnerability, which facilitates remote code execution against the Drupal content management system was released. The vulnerability was identified by Jasper Mattson of Druid and is covered by SA-2018-002¬†and CVE-2018-7600. Prior to the release of the patch, Drupal had given advanced notice of its impending release and potential consequences tied to the ease of the vulnerability’s exploitation. This sparked concerns of a new “Drupalgeddon”, where a large number of unpatched websites would be compromised. This comes on the heels of a major Drupal vulnerability from October 2014 that was widely exploited by advanced persistent threat (APT) actors and criminals that Volexity detailed in a previous blog post title Drupal Vulnerability: Mass Scans & Targeted Exploitation. In a post dated April 13, 2018, the Drupal team stated the following: The security team is now aware of automated attacks attempting to compromise Drupal […]