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Obrela Security Industries Advisory (OSI-1402)

Advisory ID  OSI-1402 Description Twelve vulnerabilities exist on ettercap-ng which allow remote denial of service and possible remote code execution. Specifically, the following vulnerabilities were identified: A Length Parameter Inconsistency at ettercap 8.0 dissector_postgresql() which may lead to remote code execution or denial of service. An arbitrary write of zero in to any location at […]

Multiple vulnerabilities identified on Aircrack-ng

About a month ago I identified four vulnerabilities in Aircrack-ng suite. A brief but technical description may be found below. Furthermore, references on the proof-of-concept exploit code and the OSI advisory maybe be found at the end of this article. CVE-2014-8322 One of them could lead to remote code execution. Specifically in aireplay’s tcp_test function […]

Obrela Security Industries Advisory (OSI-1401)

Advisory ID OSI-1401 Description Four vulnerabilities exist on aircrack-ng <= 1.2 Beta 3 which allow remote/local code execution, privilege escalation and denial of service. Specifically, the following vulnerabilities were identified: A stack overflow at airodump-ng gps_tracker() which may lead to code execution, privilege escalation. A length parameter inconsistency at aireplay tcp_test() which may lead to […]

Critical vulnerability on Drupal 7

Today a vulnerability was disclosed under CVE-2014-3704 / SA-CORE-2014-005 on the Drupal <7.32 that allows an unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary SQL. The Proof of Concept was disclosed and involved the SQL update of the user with UID=1 (admin). Where is this based? It exists (ed) in the Drupal core. Drupal 7 includes a database […]

POODLE attack or the end of SSLv3

Google  has recently disclosed a (new?) SSLv3 vulnerability that allows an attacker controlling the SSL-encrypted network stream between client and server to extract the plaintext of specific parts of the communication, most “preferable” cookies. Does it have to do with BEAST again? Due to the well-known insecurities of SSL researchers have speculated the existence of […]

Critical GNU Bash Vulnerability

On Wedneday, 24 September 2014, a new and very powerful vulnerability affecting Linux and Unix-based systems was published (CVE-2014-6271). The vulnerability allows attackers to execute system commands on vulnerable systems and potentially compromise the integrity, availability and confidentially of information.  At the time of this writing, the vulnerability is used for malicious intentions including infecting […]

Integrating People Process and Technology

Being in and remaining in a “secure state” requires a continuous process of awareness, preparedness and readiness. It is a highly demanding, cross-domain activity that covers nearly all aspects of an organization and involves resources with different skills and levels of expertise. The triumvirate of People, Process and Technology are mandatory to achieve and maintain […]

Obrela Security Industries Advisory (OSI-1301)

pfSense versions 2.0.1 and prior are vulnerable to semi-persistent XSS and CSRF attack vectors, exploited by sending Javascript/HTML code as a username during the XAuth user authentication phase. For further information please see here: http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/24439/ For more information about pfSense see the main site: http://www.pfsense.org/ pfSense is a very popular Open Source Firewall and Routing […]

Man-in-the-Browser Attacks – Citadel

While the Man-in-the-Browser (MitB) type of attacks have been around for quite some time, the last year has seen a significant increase in amount of money being stolen as well as the “quality” and capabilities of the attack mechanisms. The “EuroGrabber” banking Trojan variant stole almost 47 Million USD from 30,000 accounts across Europe and […]