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Profile for Curt Franklin

Curt Franklin
Member Since: May 19, 2014
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Curtis Franklin Jr. is Senior Editor at Dark Reading. In this role he focuses on product and technology coverage for the publication. In addition he works on audio and video programming for Dark Reading and contributes to activities at Interop ITX, Black Hat, INsecurity, and other conferences.

Previously he was editor of Light Reading's Security Now and executive editor, technology, at InformationWeek where he was also executive producer of InformationWeek's online radio and podcast episodes.

Curtis has been writing about technologies and products in computing and networking since the early 1980s. He has contributed to a number of technology-industry publications including Enterprise Efficiency, ChannelWeb, Network Computing, InfoWorld, PCWorld, Dark Reading, and ITWorld.com on subjects ranging from mobile enterprise computing to enterprise security and wireless networking.

Curtis is the author of thousands of articles, the co-author of five books, and has been a frequent speaker at computer and networking industry conferences across North America and Europe. His most popular book, The Absolute Beginner's Guide to Podcasting, with co-author George Colombo, was published by Que Books. His most recent book, Cloud Computing: Technologies and Strategies of the Ubiquitous Data Center, with co-author Brian Chee, was released in April 2010. His next book, Securing the Cloud: Security Strategies for the Ubiquitous Data Center, with co-author Brian Chee, is scheduled for release in the Fall of 2018.

When he's not writing, Curtis is a painter, photographer, cook, and multi-instrumentalist musician. He is active in amateur radio (KG4GWA), scuba diving, stand-up paddleboarding, and is a certified Florida Master Naturalist.



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CVE-2019-12272
PUBLISHED: 2019-05-23
In OpenWrt LuCI through 0.10, the endpoints admin/status/realtime/bandwidth_status and admin/status/realtime/wireless_status of the web application are affected by a command injection vulnerability.
CVE-2019-12300
PUBLISHED: 2019-05-23
Buildbot before 1.8.2 and 2.x before 2.3.1 accepts a user-submitted authorization token from OAuth and uses it to authenticate a user. If an attacker has a token allowing them to read the user details of a victim, they can login as the victim.
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PUBLISHED: 2019-05-23
Open-Xchange GmbH OX App Suite 7.8.4 and earlier is affected by: SSRF.
CVE-2017-15030
PUBLISHED: 2019-05-23
Open-Xchange GmbH OX App Suite 7.8.4 and earlier is affected by: Cross Site Scripting (XSS).
CVE-2017-15652
PUBLISHED: 2019-05-23
Artifex Ghostscript 9.22 is affected by: Obtain Information. The impact is: obtain sensitive information. The component is: affected source code file, affected function, affected executable, affected libga (imagemagick used that). The attack vector is: Someone must open a postscript file though ghos...