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Ryan Smyth, Managing Director, FTI Technology
Ryan Smyth is a Managing Director in FTI Consulting's Technology segment. He advises clients on a wide range of regulatory and compliance issues, with a specific focus on privacy, information security, data governance and business continuity. He brings deep business and technical background in the financial services industry, with more than 20 years of experience in governance, risk and compliance, data security and privacy programs. He has served in senior leadership positions at IBM, Promontory, and LPL Financial and held roles at UBS and Citigroup. LinkedIn.

Spencer MacDonald, Director, FTI Technology
Spencer MacDonald is a Director in FTI Consulting's Technology segment, who advises clients on a wide range of regulatory and compliance issues, including those related to privacy, information security, business continuity and third party risk management. LinkedIn.

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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...