OSX Pwning With Sparkle

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Monday, February 1st, 2016 at 2:35 pm

The Sparkle Updater framework does not set HTTPS everywhere allowing remote command execution attacks. This attack will apparently work if allowing any app to run is set on OSX. Otherwise you get blocked by Quarantine and Gatekeeper, both prevent signed and unsigned applications from being automatically run without the user’s consent.


CVE-2016-0728 POC

by admin

Friday, January 29th, 2016 at 11:39 pm

use-after-free flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel’s key management subsystem handled keyring object reference counting in certain error path of the join_session_keyring() function. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to escalate their privileges on the system. The vulnerability has existed since 2012. Here is a link to the full exploit which runs on kernel 3.18 64-bit, following is the output of running the full exploit which takes about 30 minutes to run on Intel Core i7-5500 CPU


by admin

Friday, January 29th, 2016 at 2:55 pm

Defeating Windows User Account Control by abusing built-in Windows AutoElevate backdoors https://github.com/xsysvermin/BypassUAC

UPDATE: apparently was ripped from the original https://github.com/hfiref0x/UACME

Windows Commands Abused by Attackers

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Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 at 11:00 am

Listing of common Windows commands that attackers intruding into a network use in order to collect information and/or to spread malware infection within the network. http://blog.jpcert.or.jp/2016/01/windows-commands-abused-by-attackers.html

Windows exploitation in 2015

by admin

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 at 10:49 am

Eset released their annual report “Windows exploitation in 2015” a comprehensive overview of various aspects of defensive and offensive technologies in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and EMET.

Vovnenko / Fly / MUXACC1 pleads guilty

by admin

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 at 10:19 am

Vovnenko and his lawyers agreed to a plea agreement where Vovnenko took the rap, agreeing that he could face a sentence of 20 years imprisonment and $250,000 fine. Because he also faced the charge of Aggravated Identity Theft, there is an additional two year mandatory minimum sentence that cannot run concurrently with any other sentence. Sentencing in this case is set to May 2, 2016.

happy new years

by admin

Thursday, December 31st, 2015 at 6:06 pm


TACACS+: Bypassing the Cisco’s auth

by admin

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 at 2:50 pm

3 methods to get into Terminal Access Controller Access-Control System Plus (TACACS+) http://agrrrdog.blogspot.ca

Here’s some cisco rootkits too 🙂 exploit-db.com

200,000 Comcast customers Jacked

by admin

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 at 2:44 pm

Someone leaked the data for free. Better update your passwords just in case. Here’s a sorted passwordlist from the dump.

Red Hat userhelper vulnerability

by admin

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 at 9:35 pm

Two security vulnerabilities were found in the userhelper utility, (part of the usermode package) and the libuser library. Authenticated, local users with shell access could combine these vulnerabilities to achieve local privilege escalation to the root user, it lets users change /etc/passwd. These flaws have been assigned CVE-2015-3245 and CVE-2015-3246. Info was released as soon as patch was, better hurry and patch 🙂 Src: http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2015/q3/186

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