Saturday, October 19, 2019
AWS

Kubernetes Security Issue (CVE-2019-11249)

Last Updated: August 15, 2019 9:00AM PDT CVE Identifier: CVE-2019-11249 AWS is aware of a security issue (CVE-2019-11249) which resolves incomplete fixes for CVE-2019-1002101 and CVE-2019-11246. Like the aforementioned CVEs, the issue is in the Kubernetes kubectl tool that...
AWS

Kubernetes Security Issue (CVE-2019-11246)

July 02, 2019 2:00 PM PDT CVE Identifier: CVE-2019-11246 AWS is aware of a security vulnerability (CVE-2019-11246) in the Kubernetes kubectl tool that could allow a malicious container to replace or create files on a user's workstation. If a...
AWS

Linux Kernel TCP SACK Denial of Service Issues

June 17, 2019 10:00AM PDT CVE Identifiers: CVE-2019-11477, CVE-2019-11478, CVE-2019-11479 AWS is aware of three recently-disclosed issues which affect the TCP processing subsystem of the Linux kernel. Specifically, a malicious TCP client or server can transmit a specially crafted series...
AWS

Intel Quarterly Security Release (QSR) 2019.1

May 14, 2019 10:00 AM PDT CVE Identifiers: CVE-2018-12126, CVE-2018-12127, CVE-2018-12130, CVE-2019-11091 Xen Security Advisories: XSA-297 Intel has published a security advisory (INTEL-SA-00233) regarding new information disclosure methods "Microarchitectural Data Sampling" (MDS) related to their processors. In parallel, the Xen...
AWS

Kubernetes Security Issues (CVE-2019-1002101 and CVE-2019-9946)

March 28, 2019 10:00AM PDT AWS is aware of two recently disclosed security issues in Kubernetes (CVE-2019-1002101 and CVE-2019-9946). With the exception of the AWS services listed below, no customer action is required to address these issues. Amazon Elastic...
AWS

Container Security Issue (CVE-2019-5736)

February 11, 2019 7:00 AM PST CVE Identifier: CVE-2019-5736 AWS is aware of the recently disclosed security issue which affects several open-source container management systems (CVE-2019-5736). With the exception of the AWS services listed below, no customer action is...
AWS

Kubernetes Security Issues (CVE-2018-18264 and kubectl proxy)

January 4, 2019 9:00 AM PST AWS is aware of the two recent security issues disclosed within Kubernetes regarding the Kubernetes API server ("kubectl proxy"), and the Kubernetes Dashboard (CVE-2018-18264). Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (EKS) is not...
AWS

Kubernetes Security Issue (CVE-2018-1002105)

2018/12/04 1:00 PM PST AWS is aware of a recent security issue within Kubernetes, assigned CVE identifier CVE-2018-1002105. Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (EKS) manages the Kubernetes control plane on behalf of customers. Any new clusters launched after...
The Register

Deus ex hackina: It took just 10 minutes to find data-divulging demons corrupting Pope’s Click to Pray eRosary app

Vatican coders exorcise API gremlins but, we must confess, they missed little monster.... Exclusive  The technology behind the Catholic Church’s latest innovation, an electronic rosary, is so insecure, it can be trivially hacked to siphon off worshipers' personal information.…
SC Magazine

Trojanized Russian-language Tor browser lets attacks steal from users’ e-wallets

Researchers have discovered a trojanized version of a Tor private browser that targets Russian-speaking dark web marketplace visitors and lets cybercriminals steal from their e-wallet transactions. The developers behind the malicious browser have so far stolen at least $40,000 in...
SC Magazine

UC Browser potentially endangers 500 million users

The popular Android browser UC Browser was found to break several Google mobile app rules possibly placing up to 500 million of its users at risk. UC Browser, which is available from the Google Play store, was found by Zscaler ThreatLabZ...
ZDNet

US stopped using floppy disks to manage nuclear weapons arsenal

US Air Force switches to secure solid-state-based solution to replace antiquated floppy disks in SACCS nuclear weapons management system.
Bruce Schneier

Friday Squid Blogging: Six-Foot-Long Mass of Squid Eggs Found on Great Barrier Reef

It's likely the diamondback squid. There's a video. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven't covered. Read my blog posting guidelines here.