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Microsoft fixes code execution, privilege escalation in Microsoft Azure Sphere

August 27, 2020

Microsoft has recently addressed some vulnerabilities impacting Microsoft Azure Sphere that could be exploited by attackers to execute arbitrary code or to elevate privileges.

Azure Sphere OS adds layers of protection and ongoing security updates to create a trustworthy platform for new IoT experiences.

The cloud-based system on a chip (SoC) leverages a hardware platform composed of several ARM cores, Azure Sphere OS (custom, Linux-based OS), and the Azure Sphere Security Service.

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