Security researchers have discovered a series of new vulnerabilities in EOS blockchain platform, one of which could allow remote hackers to take complete control over the node servers running the critical blockchain-based applications. EOS is an open source smart contract platform, known as ‘Blockchain 3.0,’ that allows developers to build decentralized applications over blockchain infrastructure,… Read More

A command injection bug in Red Hat’s DHCP client could allow an attacker to run any command on your computer. As root. RedHat Linux, together with its stablemates Fedora and CentOS, just patched a serious security bug. RedHat-based Linux distros include a dhclient script as part of their NetworkManager package – until the latest NetworkManager… Read More

The bug (CVE-2018-0264) exists in the platform’s Recording Player for Advanced Recording Format (ARF), which allows users to play back WebEx meeting recordings. The player is installed automatically when a user accesses a recording file hosted on a WebEx server. Cisco WebEx Business Suite meeting sites, Cisco WebEx Meetings sites, the Cisco WebEx Meetings Server… Read More

The proof of concept attack the researchers created to demonstrate their technique takes about two minutes, from a malicious site loading their javascript in the browser to running code on the victim’s phone. It can only run that code, however, within the privileges of the browser. That means it can potentially steal credentials or spy… Read More

Very abstractly, the bug can be described as follows: The initialization of some member data structures of the RAR decoder classes relies on the RAR handler to configure the decoder correctly before decoding something. Unfortunately, the RAR handler fails to sanitize its input data and passes the incorrect configuration into the decoder, causing usage of… Read More

The flaw exists in the Drupal core package in all supported versions of Drupal, eg. 7.x and 8.x releases. This vulnerability allows attackers to exploit Drupal powered sites from numerous attack vectors. The end result being the site compromised as remote code can be executed, possibly giving unrestricted control to the hosting environment. Source: drupal… Read More