Vertex Inc., today announced that upon receiving word of the Bash shell vulnerability, it determined that its products and services are not vulnerable and pose no risk of exposure to customers.
Vertex clients who utilize Unix or Linux operating systems to run Vertex software in their environments, may be vulnerable. Vertex recommends that these clients check with any vendor(s) that support their operating systems for steps to mitigate risk and update patches.
The resources below provide additional guidance on the risk and vulnerability identification and the implementation of appropriate diagnostic testing.
Please be aware of the following Bash Vulnerability listed here:
Instructions to test any version of the Bash Vulnerability can be found here under “Diagnostics Steps:”
Since 1978, Vertex, Inc., has been a leading provider of tax technology and services, enabling companies of all sizes to realize the full strategic potential of the tax function by automating and integrating tax processes, while leveraging advanced and predictive analytics of tax data. Vertex provides cloud-based and on-premise solutions that can be tailored to specific industries for every major line of tax, including income, sales and consumer use, value added and payroll. Headquartered in Pennsylvania, and with offices worldwide, Vertex is a privately held company that employs over 900 professionals and serves companies across the globe.
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Tricia Schafer-Petrecz, Vertex Inc.