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 Dawn Kawamoto

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Associate Editor, Dark Reading
News & Commentary Posts: 127

Dawn Kawamoto is an Associate Editor for Dark Reading, where she covers cybersecurity news and trends. She is an award-winning journalist who has written and edited technology, management, leadership, career, finance, and innovation stories for such publications as CNET's News.com, TheStreet.com, AOL's DailyFinance, and The Motley Fool. More recently, she served as associate editor for technology careers site Dice.com.

Articles by Dawn Kawamoto
posted in March 2017
'Hidden Tunnels' Help Hackers Launch Financial Services Attacks
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  6/20/2018
Tesla Employee Steals, Sabotages Company Data
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer,  6/19/2018
Inside a SamSam Ransomware Attack
Ajit Sancheti, CEO and Co-Founder, Preempt,  6/20/2018
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CVE-2017-2668
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-22
389-ds-base before versions 1.3.5.17 and 1.3.6.10 is vulnerable to an invalid pointer dereference in the way LDAP bind requests are handled. A remote unauthenticated attacker could use this flaw to make ns-slapd crash via a specially crafted LDAP bind request, resulting in denial of service.
CVE-2017-7466
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-22
Ansible before version 2.3 has an input validation vulnerability in the handling of data sent from client systems. An attacker with control over a client system being managed by Ansible, and the ability to send facts back to the Ansible server, could use this flaw to execute arbitrary code on the An...
CVE-2018-12648
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-22
The WEBP::GetLE32 function in XMPFiles/source/FormatSupport/WEBP_Support.hpp in Exempi 2.4.5 has a NULL pointer dereference.
CVE-2018-12641
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-22
An issue was discovered in arm_pt in cplus-dem.c in GNU libiberty, as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.30. Stack Exhaustion occurs in the C++ demangling functions provided by libiberty, and there are recursive stack frames: demangle_arm_hp_template, demangle_class_name, demangle_fund_type, do_type, do_...
CVE-2018-12642
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-22
Froxlor through 0.9.39.5 has Incorrect Access Control for tickets not owned by the current user.