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Chinese government, Log4Shell since the vulnerability was not shared with them first and they were not warned about it Alibaba suspended its partnership with

“Industry and Information Technologies Association”, which is the internet regulator in China, stopped its partnership with Alibaba Cloud, one of the subsidiaries of Alibaba Group, because it was not shared with them when a security vulnerability caused by the Log4j library was detected. According to Reuters this partnership was a collaboration between Alibaba Cloud and lik to share information and counter the cyber security threats series.

CVSS score of 10 out of 10 CVE-2021-44228code Log4Shell

The vulnerability allows attackers to gain access to systems with a small payload (malicious code) that they enter into the input fields of applications using the Log4j library.

The Log4Shell vulnerability was first discovered by Chen Zhaojun of Alibaba Cloud Security Team and reported to the Apache Foundation, which developed the Log4j library, on November 24. While still working on the security patch, on December 8, the vulnerability was publicly released by another unknown Chinese cyber actor. As a result, Chinese systems were also insecure, and they had their share of cyber attacks from all over the world.

The Chinese government has removed Alibaba Cloud from its cyber threat intelligence partnership for 6 months. Alibaba, on the other hand, replied that they had difficulties in risk management and that they would try to fix it, and that the government did not share the details in a timely manner because they did not fully understand the severity of the vulnerability.


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