October 26, 2018


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

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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...

April 2, 2015


Research Spotlight: FreeSentry Mitigating use-after-free Vulnerabilities

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This post was authored by Earl Carter & Yves Younan. Talos is constantly researching the ways in which threat actors take advantage of security weaknesses to exploit systems. Use-after-free vulnerabilities have become an important class of security problems due to the existence of mitigations that protect against other types of vulnerabilities, such as buffer overflows. […]