Computer Security Incident Response Team


EGI CSIRT coordinates operational security activities within the EGI Infrastructure to deliver a secure and stable infrastructure, giving scientists and researchers the protection and confidence they require to safely and effectively carry out their research.

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To report a security incident:

To report a software vulnerability:

  • or use this web form
    (don’t discuss on open forums)

Or contact us via email


  • Prevention of security incidents (security monitoring, software vulnerability handling, risk assessment and mitigation)
  • Incident response
  • Security policy and procedures
  • Security Trainings

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Keeping the EGI infrastructure secure requires an understanding of attack and defense techniques that goes beyond the average skill set of system administrators. Security training is vital to guarantee that local teams are able to use available information for a complete incident response. EGI CSIRT has a diverse catalogue of training modules, developed by the team or by partner institutions.

Vulnerability in Singularity 3.7.2 and 3.7.3

A security vulnerability in Singularity version 3.7.2 and 3.7.3 has been publicly announced that enables an attacker to publish malicious container that takes priority over a container that a user is expecting to run. Due to incorrect use of a default URL, singularity...

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High risk vulnerability concerning Squid

The Squid project has publicly announced new vulnerabilities, one of which is deemed HIGH risk, viz. CVE-2020-25097, because it may allow services to be exposed that are not directly accessible from the client host. The other ones only concern potential denial of...

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