Microsoft fixes critical bugs in secretly installed Azure Linux app

Microsoft has addressed four critical vulnerabilities collectively known as OMIGOD, found in the Open Management Infrastructure (OMI) software agent silently installed on Azure Linux machines accounting for more than half of Azure instances. OMI is a software service for IT management with support for most UNIX systems and modern Linux platforms, used by multiple Azure services, including Open Management Suite (OMS), Azure Insights, Azure Automation.

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