Thursday, July 19, 2018

Drupal core – Highly critical – Remote Code Execution – SA-CORE-2018-004

Project: Drupal coreDate: 2018-April-25Security risk: Highly critical 20∕25 AC:Basic/A:User/CI:All/II:All/E:Exploit/TD:DefaultVulnerability: Remote Code ExecutionDescription: CVE: CVE-2018-7602 A remote code execution vulnerability exists within multiple subsystems of Drupal 7.x and 8.x. This potentially allows attackers to exploit multiple attack vectors on a Drupal site, which could result in...

Drupal core – Moderately critical – Cross Site Scripting – SA-CORE-2018-003

Project: Drupal coreDate: 2018-April-18Security risk: Moderately critical 12∕25 AC:Complex/A:User/CI:Some/II:Some/E:Theoretical/TD:DefaultVulnerability: Cross Site ScriptingDescription:  CKEditor, a third-party JavaScript library included in Drupal core, has fixed a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability. The vulnerability stemmed from the fact that it was possible to execute XSS inside CKEditor...

Drupal core – Highly critical – Remote Code Execution – SA-CORE-2018-002

Project: Drupal coreDate: 2018-March-28Security risk: Highly critical 24∕25 AC:None/A:None/CI:All/II:All/E:Exploit/TD:DefaultVulnerability: Remote Code Execution Description:  CVE: CVE-2018-7600 A remote code execution vulnerability exists within multiple subsystems of Drupal 7.x and 8.x. This potentially allows attackers to exploit multiple attack vectors on a Drupal site, which...

Drupal core – Critical – Multiple Vulnerabilities – SA-CORE-2018-001

Project: Drupal coreVersion: 8.4.x-dev7.x-devDate: 2018-February-21Security risk: Critical 16∕25 AC:Basic/A:User/CI:Some/II:Some/E:Exploit/TD:DefaultVulnerability: Multiple Vulnerabilities Description: This security advisory fixes multiple vulnerabilities in both Drupal 7 and Drupal 8. See below for a list. Comment reply form allows access to restricted content - Critical - Drupal 8 -...

Drupal Core – Multiple Vulnerabilities – SA-CORE-2017-004

Drupal 8.3.7 is a maintenance release which contain fixes for security vulnerabilities. Download Drupal 8.3.7 Updating your existing Drupal 8 sites is strongly recommended (see instructions for Drupal 8). This release fixes security issues only; there are no new features...

Okta Acquires Access Control Startup ScaleFT

Enterprise identity management firm Okta this week announced that it has acquired ScaleFT, a company that offers a Zero Trust access control platform. read more

Suing South Carolina Because Its Election Machines Are Insecure

A group called Protect Democracy is suing South Carolina because its insecure voting machines are effectively denying people the right to vote. Note: I am an advisor to Protect Democracy on its work related to election cybersecurity, and submitted a...

Why the Best Defense Is a Good Offensive Security Strategy

When many people think about offensive security, they picture a mysterious figure wearing a hoodie, sitting behind a black-and-green terminal, diligently typing away as he probes enterprise networks. But the cybersecurity world has evolved well beyond this Hollywood hacker...

Google hit with $5.1b fine in EU’s Android antitrust case

This could mean the end of free Android. In the meantime, Google plans to appeal.

Privacy Advocates Say Kelsey Smith Act Gives Police Too Much Power

This bill making its way through Congress would allow law enforcement to more easily uncover location data for cell phones from mobile carriers in an emergency.