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theb0x
Member Since: April 2, 2014
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Posts: 97

theb0x is an Independent Computer Security Engineer with over 10 years experience in pentesting, network/system hardening, disaster recovery, and regulatory compliance.

2014 - Datto - Discovered Critical Token Authentication vulnerability allowing unauthenticated root access to all Ubuntu based Disaster Recovery Servers.

2012 - Successfully rooted and exploited Linksys NAS firmware to spawn remote root shell access.

2007 - Credited by Symantec for discovering the very first unknown variant of the W32.Silly.FDC Worm.

2004 - Discovered Remote System Shutdown Execution Vulnerability in AOL Instant Messenger.

2000 - Discovered critical software bug allowing security bypass of Fortress Security software.

 

 



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CVE-2018-20102
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
An out-of-bounds read in dns_validate_dns_response in dns.c was discovered in HAProxy through 1.8.14. Due to a missing check when validating DNS responses, remote attackers might be able read the 16 bytes corresponding to an AAAA record from the non-initialized part of the buffer, possibly accessing...
CVE-2018-20103
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
An issue was discovered in dns.c in HAProxy through 1.8.14. In the case of a compressed pointer, a crafted packet can trigger infinite recursion by making the pointer point to itself, or create a long chain of valid pointers resulting in stack exhaustion.
CVE-2018-1480
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
IBM BigFix Platform 9.2.0 through 9.2.14 and 9.5 through 9.5.9 does not set the 'HttpOnly' attribute on authorization tokens or session cookies. If a Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability also existed attackers may be able to get the cookie values via malicious JavaScript and then hijack the user sessi...
CVE-2018-1481
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
IBM BigFix Platform 9.2.0 through 9.2.14 and 9.5 through 9.5.9 stores sensitive information in URL parameters. This may lead to information disclosure if unauthorized parties have access to the URLs via server logs, referrer header or browser history. IBM X-Force ID: 140763.
CVE-2018-1484
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
IBM BigFix Platform 9.2.0 through 9.2.14 and 9.5 through 9.5.9 does not set the secure attribute on authorization tokens or session cookies. Attackers may be able to get the cookie values by sending a http:// link to a user or by planting this link in a site the user goes to. The cookie will be sent...