Cybercrime & Digital Threats

Uncovering Silent Threats in Azure Machine Learning Service: Part 2

August 24, 2023

In our previous entry, we examined how credentials were being stored and logged in cleartext on compute instances (CIs) created in Azure Machine Learning (AML) service and the risks posed by the same. This article examines an information disclosure bug we found in one of the cloud agents used in the AML service and sheds light on the importance of threat modeling the agents’ features to uncover silent and hidden attack surfaces.

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