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How many people are writing memory corruption exploits?

I’ve wondered this for a while (especially when it comes to the private sector job market). Few Interesting Findings From Analyzing Data: ~1% of Global LinkedIn computer security related profiles mention memory corruption terms ( 22K/1.950M) ~1% of US LinkedIn computer security profiles mention memory corruption terms (11K/909K) ~501 Researches have submitted Memory Corruption bugs…

CVE-2020-16225: TPEditor v1.96 Code Execution via Memory Corruption

TLDR; TPEditor v1.96 does not perform bound checking when copying “boot page” (.sta) file content to memory. The finding can be exploited to gain arbitrary code execution upon file opening. Greetz to @mufinnnnnnn who paired up with me on the review. It was a highly collaborative effort to discover and exploit the bug. [ZDI Link] This…

CVE-2021-29084: Exploiting CRLF Header Injection in Synology NAS for Unauthenticated File Downloads

Recently my CVE-2021-29084 went public [ZDI Link]. We thought it would be fun to share my disclosure notes. TLDR; The Synology DS418play NAS contained an unauthenticated accessible endpoint vulnerable to HTTP header injection. Due to nginx’s configuration, the X-Accel-Redirect header can be used download files which are shared via SMB. Note the finding requires knowledge…

Exporting Bitwarden Vault Items When Master Password Is Forgotten But TouchID Unlock Is Enabled

Disclaimer: If you have access to your Bitwarden Vault items, it’s best to make a copy of all vault items ASAP. Create a new Bitwarden account without logging out of the old account, SAVE A COPY OF THE NEW ACCOUNT’S MASTER PASSWORD, and then copy vault items into the new account manually. Tampering with Bitwarden is NOT recommended,…

.NET Deserilization Gadgets

The use of BinaryFormatter in .NET applications often leads to Remote Code Execution quite easily. See https://github.com/pwntester/ysoserial.net for example gadgets. When testing the TypeConfuseDelegate payload in your own project, a couple of exceptions may be thrown: ‘Object must implement IConvertible’ – This occurs when the appropriate deserialization types can not be found. Check to ensure…

Applying SELinux Tags To Allow Cross-VM Disk Access

Fedora uses SELinux’s Multi Category Security to restrict VMs from accessing other VMs backing disks. Each VM is assigned a randomized category number when starting. When accessing a VM disk file from another running VM, such as by sharing a directory, an error similar to the following is logged by systemd: audit[26742]: AVC avc: denied…