On Friday, December 9, 2022, a severe remote code vulnerability in Apache's Log4j was announced to the world, and since then, Security and IT teams have been assessing the impact, mitigating immediate threats and deploying patches. Since then, and even now, organizations continue work to remediate the Log4J threat.
The Log4J vulnerability is everywhere. Apache Log4j is a popular Java library developed and maintained by the Apache foundation. The Log4j library is widely adopted and used in many commercial and open-source software products as a logging framework for Java. Hundreds of millions of devices are at risk and may include government and commercial devices as well as home consumer devices. In addition, each affected device may have dozens or hundreds of places where the vulnerable code resides, as logging is an extremely common action in software.
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