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 Bhaskar Karambelkar, Data Science Lead, ThreatConnect

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Data Science Lead, ThreatConnect
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Bhaskar Karambelkar is the Data Science Lead at ThreatConnect Inc. In his role Bhaskar leads the analytics and visualization efforts. Bhaskar has over 18 years of industry experience in IT, 10 of which are in InfoSec domain. Bhaskar loves to integrate traditional InfoSec research with data analytics and visualization for presenting a complete picture of the InfoSec landscape. Before joining ThreatConnect Bhaskar was part of Verizon's Security Research Team and co-authored the 2015 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR).

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CVE-2018-6705
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
Privilege escalation vulnerability in McAfee Agent (MA) for Linux 5.0.0 through 5.0.6, 5.5.0, and 5.5.1 allows local users to perform arbitrary command execution via specific conditions.
CVE-2018-15717
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
Open Dental before version 18.4 stores user passwords as base64 encoded MD5 hashes.
CVE-2018-15718
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
Open Dental before version 18.4 transmits the entire user database over the network when a remote unathenticated user accesses the command prompt. This allows the attacker to gain access to usernames, password hashes, privilege levels, and more.
CVE-2018-15719
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
Open Dental before version 18.4 installs a mysql database and uses the default credentials of "root" with a blank password. This allows anyone on the network with access to the server to access all database information.
CVE-2018-6704
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
Privilege escalation vulnerability in McAfee Agent (MA) for Linux 5.0.0 through 5.0.6, 5.5.0, and 5.5.1 allows local users to perform arbitrary command execution via specific conditions.