• 14 December 2021

Security Notice – Apache Log4j2

Security Update for Matrixstore Customers

Security Notice – Apache Log4j2

Security Notice – Apache Log4j2 1024 576 Object Matrix
The following information provides a security update for all MatrixStore customers regarding Apache Log4j2.
In December 2021, a remote code execution vulnerability in Apache Log4j2 was disclosed (CVE-2021-44228). It affects versions 2.0-beta9 to 2.14.1. Exploiting this vulnerability allows attackers to remotely execute arbitrary code on the compromised system.

As with many applications and internet services, Log4j is also embedded within some Object Matrix products. However, we are happy to report that Object Matrix does not use any of the Log4j versions affected by this CVE in any of our products and services. As a result, none of our products or services are impacted by this exploit and no action or patch is needed.

If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

About Object Matrix

Object Matrix is the award winning software company that pioneered object storage and the modernisation of media archives. It exists to enable global collaboration, increase operational efficiencies and empower creativity through deployment of MatrixStore, the on-prem, hybrid and cloud storage platform. Their unified deployment approach ensures content spans on-prem and cloud storage whilst their focus on the media industry gives them a deep understanding of the challenges organisations face when protecting, processing and sharing video content. Customers include: BBC, Orange, France Televisions, BT, HBO, TV Globo, MSG-N and NBC Universal.

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