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Content tagged with Advanced Threats posted in May 2014
FireEye: Malware Traffic to Ukraine, Russia Spiked During Peak of Conflict
News  |  5/29/2014  | 
A FireEye researcher posits that a significant spike in malware traffic to Russia and the Ukraine at the height of the conflict between the two countries could be part of a trend -- and could improve threat intelligence.
Dissecting Dendroid: An In-Depth Look Inside An Android RAT Kit
Commentary  |  5/28/2014  | 
Dendroid is full of surprises to assist it in subverting traditional security tactics through company-issued Android phones or BYOD.
Over 90 Arrested in Global FBI Crackdown on Blackshades RAT
News  |  5/19/2014  | 
A collaborative operation by international law enforcement agencies nabbed authors, staff members, and users of the popular software used for everything from blackmail to financial fraud.
Tech Insight: Free Tools For Offensive Security
Commentary  |  5/19/2014  | 
A professional penetration tester offers a look at the latest free and open-source tools available for pen testing and offensive tactics.
FireEye To Buy nPulse Technologies
News  |  5/6/2014  | 
Acquisition will add high-speed, full packet capture technology to FireEye and Mandiant portfolio for detecting and responding to attacks.
Sneaky Windows Folder Poisoning Attack Steals Access Rights
News  |  5/6/2014  | 
Windows challenge-response authentication protocol could be abused by PC hackers to easily access wider corporate networks.
Security Flaw Found In OAuth 2.0 And OpenID; Third-Party Authentication At Risk
Quick Hits  |  5/4/2014  | 
Authentication methods used by Facebook, Google, and many other popular websites could be redirected by attackers, researcher says.
Privacy, Cybercrime Headline the Infosecurity Europe Conference
Slideshows  |  5/2/2014  | 
Attendees debate NSA surveillance, privacy reforms, cybercrime defenses, and sharpen their CISO skills.


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CVE-2021-33033
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-14
The Linux kernel before 5.11.14 has a use-after-free in cipso_v4_genopt in net/ipv4/cipso_ipv4.c because the CIPSO and CALIPSO refcounting for the DOI definitions is mishandled, aka CID-ad5d07f4a9cd. This leads to writing an arbitrary value.
CVE-2021-33034
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-14
In the Linux kernel before 5.12.4, net/bluetooth/hci_event.c has a use-after-free when destroying an hci_chan, aka CID-5c4c8c954409. This leads to writing an arbitrary value.
CVE-2019-25044
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-14
The block subsystem in the Linux kernel before 5.2 has a use-after-free that can lead to arbitrary code execution in the kernel context and privilege escalation, aka CID-c3e2219216c9. This is related to blk_mq_free_rqs and blk_cleanup_queue.
CVE-2020-24119
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-14
A heap buffer overflow read was discovered in upx 4.0.0, because the check in p_lx_elf.cpp is not perfect.
CVE-2020-27833
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-14
A Zip Slip vulnerability was found in the oc binary in openshift-clients where an arbitrary file write is achieved by using a specially crafted raw container image (.tar file) which contains symbolic links. The vulnerability is limited to the command `oc image extract`. If a symbolic link is first c...