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Blogs | EDITORIAL | July 17, 2019

Supply Chain Risks Go Beyond Cyber: Focus on Operational Resilience

In this first, of a two-part blog series on supply chain, I’ll discuss the security and operational risk in today’s supply chain. In the past 20 years, we’ve seen the globalization of the supply chain and a significant movement to disperse supply chains outside national borders. With this globalization comes many supply chain risks — risks that go beyond just cyber attacks and demonstrate a need for stronger operational resilience. Most organizations want to take advantage of tariff treaties and overall cost savings by outsourcing the manufacturing and production of…

John Sheehy
Disclosures | ADVISORIES | June 17, 2019

Configuration Shell Escape injecting OS/IPV6 commands, and HTML Injection in LLDP Packet System Name Field Leading to Persistent Cross-site Scripting in Antaira LMX-0800AG

(two advisories in document) An authenticated malicious user with access to the web interface (with manager privileges) or via SSH/Serial connection (with enable/config privileges) can inject Operating System (OS) commands in ipv6 commands, which will be executed with root privileges on the switch. An unauthenticated attacker located in an adjacent network could send malicious Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) packets containing JavaScript code embedded in the System Names attribute. It should be noted that LLDP discovery is not enabled by default in firmware v2.8.

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Alexander Bolshev
Disclosures | ADVISORIES | May 23, 2019

ASUS – ZenUI Launcher AppLockReceiver | AppLockProvider Exposed

(2) A malicious application without any permission could remove applications and gain read and write access from the list of locked applications configured in AppLock, therefore bypassing the security pattern configured by the user to protect them. (two advisories in document)

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Tao Sauvage
Blogs | RESEARCH | April 25, 2019

Internet of Planes: Hacking Millionaires’ Jet Cabins

The push to incorporate remote management capabilities into products has swept across a number of industries. A good example of this is the famous Internet of Things (IoT), where modern home devices from crockpots to thermostats can be managed remotely from a tablet or smartphone. One of the biggest problems associated with this new feature is a lack of security. Unfortunately, nobody is surprised when a new, widespread vulnerability appears in the IoT world. However, the situation becomes a bit more concerning when similar technologies appear in the aviation sector….

Daniel Martinez
Library | COLLATERAL | April 22, 2019

IOActive Corporate Overview

Research-fueled Security Assessments and Advisory Services -IOActive has been at the forefront of cybersecurity and testing services since 1998. Backed by our award-winning research, our services have been trusted globally by enterprises and product manufacturers across a wide variety of industries and in the most complex of environments.

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Library | PRESENTATION, VIDEO | April 3, 2019

Thoughts on Supply Chain Integrity

In this video presentation, John Sheehy, VP, Sales and Strategy at IOActive, shares his comprehensive view on the myriad considerations facing business as they undertake supply chain integrity assessments.  He delves deeply into the pertinent details of: industry definitions of what a supply chain is; potential supply chain disruptions; real-world examples of attacks; various approaches to ensuring supply chain integrity; and  thoughts on solutions and what can be done.

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Blogs | RESEARCH | April 1, 2019

Multiple Vulnerabilities in Android’s Download Provider (CVE-2018-9468, CVE-2018-9493, CVE-2018-9546)

Android’s Download Provider is a component of the Android framework and is designed to handle external downloads for other applications, such as web browsers (including Google Chrome), email clients (including Gmail), and the Google Play Store, among many others. In this blog post, I’ll describe three different high-severity vulnerabilities which affected several of the most recent versions of Android. Android’s Download Provider Any app can delegate its external downloads through this provider. As a developer, you’ll only need to insert a row with the appropriate parameters (invoking the Download Content…

Daniel Kachakil
Blogs | EDITORIAL | March 1, 2019

RSA Conference Requires Changes

For many years, IOActive has been hosting our IOAsis event as a refuge from the madness of crowds and marketing pitches. This was a hugely successful event and we appreciate everyone’s support and participation over the years to make it a high-quality “hallway con” in an upscale environment. Last year, we noticed a reduction in the quality of attendance at our event even though there was an increase in overall RSA Conference (RSAC) attendance. We discovered in talking to our clients, friends and peers in the industry that many of…

John Sheehy

Thoughts on Supply Chain Integrity

In this video presentation, John Sheehy, VP, Sales and Strategy at IOActive, shares his comprehensive view on the myriad considerations facing business as they undertake supply chain integrity assessments, focused on securing operations.

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