Profile for Robert McDougal

Robert McDougal
Member Since: April 18, 2014
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Robert McDougal
Senior Information Security Analyst
Financial Sector
Birmingham, AL

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Robert is a security professional with extensive IT experience. His skills and knowledge base reaches across many security topics ranging from specific technologies to risk management, compliance, DLP, forensics, vulnerability management, penetration testing and secure coding. He provides strong technical skills with solid ethical judgment to the IT groups and businesses he supports. He is especially interested in quantum cryptography and web application penetration testing. He's also investigating new technologies for providing the IT community as a whole with better phishing intelligence.

When not working he enjoys to hike, camp and travel with his family.

Robert earned a BS from Troy University with a major in computer science. He also holds several certifications including Security+, CEH, CPT, CCFE, and WAPT.



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CVE-2018-14394
PUBLISHED: 2018-07-19
libavformat/movenc.c in FFmpeg before 4.0.2 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash caused by a divide-by-zero error) with a user crafted Waveform audio file.
CVE-2018-14395
PUBLISHED: 2018-07-19
libavformat/movenc.c in FFmpeg before 4.0.2 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash caused by a divide-by-zero error) with a user crafted audio file when converting to the MOV audio format.
CVE-2018-14399
PUBLISHED: 2018-07-19
libs\classes\attachment.class.php in PHPCMS 9.6.0 allows remote attackers to upload and execute arbitrary PHP code via a .txt?.php#.jpg URI in the SRC attribute of an IMG element within info[content] JSON data to the index.php?m=member&c=index&a=register URI.
CVE-2018-14401
PUBLISHED: 2018-07-19
CopyData in AxmlParser.c in AXML Parser through 2018-01-04 has an out-of-bounds read.
CVE-2018-14402
PUBLISHED: 2018-07-19
axmldec 1.2.0 has an out-of-bounds write in the jitana::axml_parser::parse_start_namespace function in lib/jitana/util/axml_parser.cpp.