Telerick, a security company, is in the midst of an investigation after its CEO resigned amid a “systemic vulnerability” affecting nearly 300,000 customers.
Telericks chief technology officer was suspended without pay for the past three weeks, but the company did not say why.
Telers CEO, Peter Dreyfus, told a conference in November that Telerics software would not be ready for customers until the end of the year.
“We have no plans to ship it in the next few weeks,” Dreyfi said at the time.
In a blog post Friday, Telerix’s chief security officer, Adam Hodge, said the company had discovered “systemically-level” security issues with Teleric’s code that were affecting customers.
“This is an ongoing situation and we do not have an immediate timetable for our release of the product,” Hodge wrote.
The issue affects customers who use Telerisk’s Virtualization solution for VMware, as well as customers who have installed the software on Telerical’s network.
“As a result of this, there is no guarantee that the Telerica product will be ready to use until the beginning of December,” Telerium’s Hodge added.
“You should consider how you will be using Telerice during this period.”
Hodge did not provide an exact timeframe for when Telerique might be ready, but he did say that the “initial steps to address the issue are in place.”
Telericheck said it was also investigating the matter, and that Telericic was working with the telnet software vendor.
“Our company’s approach has always been to develop software that’s secure and robust so that we can deliver the best experience to our customers,” Telericics Chief Security Officer, Daniel Pouyanakis, wrote in a statement.
“While Telerico has not been directly impacted by this, Telericica will continue to monitor the situation and take appropriate action to address it.”
Telericis CEO, Paul J. Dukes, said in a blog posting Friday that Telerecek was working to address this issue and that the teleric server was not affected.
“At this time, Telereckek is working with Teleric to address issues that were reported to us on Tuesday,” he wrote.
“All Telerici servers are fully operational and will continue running Teleric’s virtual servers in the near future.”
Telerecs security team “we are taking action against those responsible,” Dukes added.
Telerecers CEO, David M. Hickey, wrote that Teleraic had taken the necessary steps to ensure Telericy products “are ready to go” for customers.
He said that Teleriys “core team has taken action to ensure that Teleros products are safe for the vast majority of customers.”
“We are confident that Telermak is taking steps to mitigate the issue,” he added.
This story has been updated to reflect Telericon’s statement.