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 Carl Woodward

Profile of Carl Woodward

Principal Engineer and Security Technologist, Intel Security
News & Commentary Posts: 1

Carl builds the future with the Office of the CTO's Innovation Pipeline Team in Intel Security. He is a security veteran with five years of top secret UK government experience, five years with his own company Sanctuary Software Limited, and over six years with McAfee/Intel. Carl is currently focused on rapid prototyping of cloud and client technologies, next-generation enterprise malware detection/isolation, trustworthy computing, and closed operating systems. He is a sought-after expert in Windows internals, reverse engineering, advanced issue resolution, technical mentoring, and mergers and acquisitions tech evaluation/due diligence. Carl holds a B.Sc. in molecular biology from the University of Liverpool and an M.Sc. in information technology from the University of Nottingham. He is passionate about delivering next-generation security technology in the form of operating system-less security, trustworthy personal assistants, trust and isolation in BYOD, and safe data sharing. Carl is a mentor to a number of engineers and is passionate about encouraging diversity and equal opportunity within Intel, as well as developing engineers into technical leaders.

Articles by Carl Woodward
New Cold Boot Attack Gives Hackers the Keys to PCs, Macs
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  9/13/2018
Yahoo Class-Action Suits Set for Settlement
Dark Reading Staff 9/17/2018
RDP Ports Prove Hot Commodities on the Dark Web
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  9/17/2018
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CVE-2018-17182
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-19
An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel through 4.18.8. The vmacache_flush_all function in mm/vmacache.c mishandles sequence number overflows. An attacker can trigger a use-after-free (and possibly gain privileges) via certain thread creation, map, unmap, invalidation, and dereference operations...
CVE-2018-17144
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-19
Bitcoin Core 0.14.x before 0.14.3, 0.15.x before 0.15.2, and 0.16.x before 0.16.3 and Bitcoin Knots 0.14.x through 0.16.x before 0.16.3 allow a remote denial of service (application crash) exploitable by miners via duplicate input. An attacker can make bitcoind or Bitcoin-Qt crash.
CVE-2017-3912
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-18
Bypassing password security vulnerability in McAfee Application and Change Control (MACC) 7.0.1 and 6.2.0 allows authenticated users to perform arbitrary command execution via a command-line utility.
CVE-2018-6690
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-18
Accessing, modifying, or executing executable files vulnerability in Microsoft Windows client in McAfee Application and Change Control (MACC) 8.0.0 Hotfix 4 and earlier allows authenticated users to execute arbitrary code via file transfer from external system.
CVE-2018-6693
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-18
An unprivileged user can delete arbitrary files on a Linux system running ENSLTP 10.5.1, 10.5.0, and 10.2.3 Hotfix 1246778 and earlier. By exploiting a time of check to time of use (TOCTOU) race condition during a specific scanning sequence, the unprivileged user is able to perform a privilege escal...