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jdickson782
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John Dickson is an internationally recognized security leader, entrepreneur, and Principal at Denim Group Ltd. He has nearly 20 years of hands-on experience in intrusion detection, network security, and application security in the commercial, public, and military sectors. As a Denim Group Principal, he helps executives and chief security officers of Fortune 500 companies and government organizations launch and expand their critical application security initiatives. His leadership has been instrumental in Denim Group being honored by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing companies in the industry for five years in a row. A former US Air Force officer, Dickson served in the Air Force Information Warfare Center (AFIWC) and was a member of the Air Force Computer Emergency Response Team (AFCERT). Since his transition to the commercial arena, he has played significant client-facing roles with companies such as Trident Data Systems, KPMG, and SecureLogix. 



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CVE-2013-3215
PUBLISHED: 2020-01-29
vtiger CRM 5.4.0 and earlier contain an Authentication Bypass Vulnerability due to improper authentication validation in the validateSession function.
CVE-2019-18634
PUBLISHED: 2020-01-29
In Sudo through 1.8.29, if pwfeedback is enabled in /etc/sudoers, users can trigger a stack-based buffer overflow in the privileged sudo process. (pwfeedback is a default setting in Linux Mint and elementary OS; however, it is NOT the default for upstream and many other packages, and would exist onl...
CVE-2013-2568
PUBLISHED: 2020-01-29
A Command Injection vulnerability exists in Zavio IP Cameras through 1.6.3 via the ap parameter to /cgi-bin/mft/wireless_mft.cgi, which could let a remote malicious user execute arbitrary code.
CVE-2013-2569
PUBLISHED: 2020-01-29
A Security Bypass vulnerability exists in Zavio IP Cameras through 1.6.3 because the RTSP protocol authentication is disabled by default, which could let a malicious user obtain unauthorized access to the live video stream.
CVE-2013-2570
PUBLISHED: 2020-01-29
A Command Injection vulnerability exists in Zavio IP Cameras through 1.6.3 in the General.Time.NTP.Server parameter to the sub_C8C8 function of the binary /opt/cgi/view/param, which could let a remove malicious user execute arbitrary code.