Cisco Talos

October 26, 2018

THREAT RESEARCH

Vulnerability Spotlight: Talos-2018-0694 – MKVToolNix mkvinfo read_one_element Code Execution Vulnerability

Piotr Bania, Cory Duplantis and Martin Zeiser of Cisco Talos discovered this vulnerability. Today, Cisco Talos is disclosing a vulnerability that we identified in the MKVToolNix mkvinfo utility that parses...

October 16, 2018

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Vulnerability Spotlight: Linksys ESeries Multiple OS Command Injection Vulnerabilities

These vulnerabilities were discovered by Jared Rittle of Cisco Talos Today, Talos is disclosing several vulnerabilities that have been identified in Linksys E Series of routers operating system. Multiple exploitable...

October 9, 2018

THREAT RESEARCH

Microsoft Patch Tuesday — October 18: Vulnerability disclosures and Snort coverage

Microsoft released its monthly security update today, disclosing a variety of vulnerabilities in several of its products. The latest Patch Tuesday covers 49 vulnerabilities, 12 of which are rated "critical,"...

October 9, 2018

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Vulnerability in the Intel Unified Shader compiler for the Intel Graphics Accelerator

Vulnerabilities discovered by Piotr Bania of Cisco Talos Talos is disclosing a pointer corruption vulnerability in the Intel Unified Shader compiler for the Intel Graphics Accelerator. OVERVIEW In order for...

October 2, 2018

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Vulnerability Spotlight: Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Collab reviewServer Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Discovered by Aleksandar Nikolic of Cisco Talos Overview Today, Talos is releasing details of a new vulnerability within Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. Adobe Acrobat Reader is the most popular and...

October 1, 2018

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Vulnerability Spotlight: Multiple vulnerabilities in Atlantis Word Processor

Atlantis Word Processor is a portable word processor that is also capable of converting any TXT, RTF, ODT, DOC, WRI, or DOCX document into an eBook in the ePub format.

September 28, 2018

SECURITY

Cisco Security prominent at NIAS, NATO’s largest cyber security conference

Cisco Security will again have a prominent presence as Gold sponsor at NIAS, NATO’s largest cyber conference that takes place October 16-18 in Mons, Belgium.

September 25, 2018

THREAT RESEARCH

IDA-minsc Wins Second Place in Hex-Rays Plugins Contest

Ali Rizvi-Santiago of Cisco Talos recently tied second place in the IDA plugin contest with a plugin named "IDA-minsc." IDA is a multi-processor disassembler and debugger created by...

July 31, 2018

THREAT RESEARCH

Multiple Cobalt Personality Disorder

Despite the notion that modern cybersecurity protocols have stopped email-based attacks, email continues to be one of the primary attack vectors for malicious actors — both for widespread and targeted...