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Content tagged with Compliance posted in July 2011
Shortened Breach Disclosure Periods Could Hurt Consumers
News  |  7/29/2011  | 
Breach notification window in proposed law will make disclosure less beneficial to victims.
'Smart' Batteries May Leave Laptop Users Vulnerable, Researcher Says
News  |  7/28/2011  | 
In Black Hat talk, security expert will show a hack on an unexpected component: the laptop battery
Security Best Practices A Big FAIL In Most Organizations
Quick Hits  |  7/28/2011  | 
Enterprises, government agencies mostly missing the boat in proper security practices
More Windows Kernel Vulnerabilities May Yet Emerge, Researcher Says
News  |  7/19/2011  | 
After issuing dozens of patches this year, Microsoft could still have more work to do, Black Hat speaker warns
Microsoft Offers $250,000 Bounty To ID Rustock Botnet Operators
News  |  7/18/2011  | 
New tactic in response to evidence found in discovery process, Microsoft says
Botnet Postmortem: Rustock Now Less Than Half The Size It Was At Takedown
Quick Hits  |  7/5/2011  | 
New Microsoft report says Rustock victims likely infected with other malware, and still 'a long way to go' in cleaning up machines infected by the massive, now-defunct spamming botnet


6 Ways Greed Has a Negative Effect on Cybersecurity
Joshua Goldfarb, Co-founder & Chief Product Officer, IDRRA ,  6/11/2018
Weaponizing IPv6 to Bypass IPv4 Security
John Anderson, Principal Security Consultant, Trustwave Spiderlabs,  6/12/2018
'Shift Left' & the Connected Car
Rohit Sethi, COO of Security Compass,  6/12/2018
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CVE-2018-12026
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-17
During the spawning of a malicious Passenger-managed application, SpawningKit in Phusion Passenger 5.3.x before 5.3.2 allows such applications to replace key files or directories in the spawning communication directory with symlinks. This then could result in arbitrary reads and writes, which in tur...
CVE-2018-12027
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-17
An Insecure Permissions vulnerability in SpawningKit in Phusion Passenger 5.3.x before 5.3.2 causes information disclosure in the following situation: given a Passenger-spawned application process that reports that it listens on a certain Unix domain socket, if any of the parent directories of said ...
CVE-2018-12028
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-17
An Incorrect Access Control vulnerability in SpawningKit in Phusion Passenger 5.3.x before 5.3.2 allows a Passenger-managed malicious application, upon spawning a child process, to report an arbitrary different PID back to Passenger's process manager. If the malicious application then generates an e...
CVE-2018-12029
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-17
A race condition in the nginx module in Phusion Passenger 3.x through 5.x before 5.3.2 allows local escalation of privileges when a non-standard passenger_instance_registry_dir with insufficiently strict permissions is configured. Replacing a file with a symlink after the file was created, but befor...
CVE-2018-12071
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-17
A Session Fixation issue exists in CodeIgniter before 3.1.9 because session.use_strict_mode in the Session Library was mishandled.