Compute Instance with Vulnerable Open Management Infrastructure Installed

Risk Level

Imminent Compromised (2)



A group of vulnerabilities was found in Open Management Infrastructure (OMI) - an open source implementation of WMI for Linux which is used extensively by Azure services such as Azure Automation and Azure Diagnostics. These vulnerabilities can allow for Remote Code Execution and/or Local Privilege Escalation. The compute instance {AzureComputeVm} was found with a vulnerable version of OMI installed on it. For further information, visit:
  • Recommended Mitigation

    Upgrade to the latest version of OMI by running `sudo apt-get install omi` or `sudo yum install omi`, or following the instructions described here: <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"></a>