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Eric Friedberg is executive chairman of cybersecurity and risk consulting firm Stroz Friedberg. Mr. Friedberg is a seasoned executive with 30 years of public and private sector experience in law, cyber-crime response, IT security, forensics, investigations and e-discovery. He advised clients on a variety of computer crimes including attacks by state-sponsored agents, organized crime, hacktivists, and malicious insiders. He has led responses to some of the most high-profile attacks in the headlines, and helped companies conduct enterprise security risk assessments in many sectors, including financial, media and entertainment, Internet, sports, law, consulting, oil and gas, and engineering.

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CVE-2015-8033
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-14
In Textpattern 4.5.7, the password-reset feature does not securely tether a hash to a user account.
CVE-2020-15692
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-14
In Nim 1.2.4, the standard library browsers mishandles the URL argument to browsers.openDefaultBrowser. This argument can be a local file path that will be opened in the default explorer. An attacker can pass one argument to the underlying open command to execute arbitrary registered system commands...
CVE-2020-15693
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-14
In Nim 1.2.4, the standard library httpClient is vulnerable to a CR-LF injection in the target URL. An injection is possible if the attacker controls any part of the URL provided in a call (such as httpClient.get or httpClient.post), the User-Agent header value, or custom HTTP header names or values...
CVE-2020-15694
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-14
In Nim 1.2.4, the standard library httpClient fails to properly validate the server response. For example, httpClient.get().contentLength() does not raise any error if a malicious server provides a negative Content-Length.
CVE-2015-8032
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-14
In Textpattern 4.5.7, an unprivileged author can change an article's markup setting.