Tagged: networks

VU#772447: ffmpeg and Libav cross-domain information disclosure vulnerability 0

VU#772447: ffmpeg and Libav cross-domain information disclosure vulnerability

Vulnerability Note VU#772447 ffmpeg and Libav cross-domain information disclosure vulnerability Original Release date: 20 Jan 2016 | Last revised: 20 Jan 2016 Overview ffmpeg is a “cross-platform solution to record, convert and stream audio and video”. ffmpeg is vulnerable to local file disclosure due to improper enforcement of domain restrictions when processing playlist files

Detour Ahead…Please Engage Brain 0

Detour Ahead…Please Engage Brain

It was a morning like lots of others…I was headed to the airport for a week in our home office, so I got an early start, checked on the sheep on the way out (yes, sheep), and got on the road. Aside from being ridiculously early, the ride was uneven…

History of Hacktivism 0

History of Hacktivism

Nice article by Dorothy Denning. Hacktivism emerged in the late 1980s at a time when hacking for fun and profit were becoming noticeable threats. Initially it took the form of computer viruses and worms that spread messages of protest

SB15-264: Vulnerability Summary for the Week of September 14, 2015 0

SB15-264: Vulnerability Summary for the Week of September 14, 2015

Original release date: September 21, 2015 The US-CERT Cyber Security Bulletin provides a summary of new vulnerabilities that have been recorded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) National Vulnerability Database (NVD) in the past week. The NVD is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) / United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT). For modified or updated entries, please visit the NVD , which contains historical vulnerability information