Microsoft Fixes Critical Vulnerabilities in Linux App


Microsoft addressed a number of critical vulnerabilities that were collectively known as OMIGOD.

The vulnerabilities were identified in the Open Management Infrastructure (OMI) software agent, which was quietly installed on more than half of Azure Linux machines.

Open Administration Suite (OMS), Azure Insights, and Azure Automation also utilize OMI, a software service for IT management that supports most UNIX systems and contemporary Linux platforms. OMI is used by many Azure services, including Open Management Suite (OMS), Azure Insights, and Azure Automation.

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