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CRISC, QSA, VP Technology Audit & Advisory Services, Coalfire
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John Rostern has more than 33 years of experience in audit, information security, and technology. His areas of expertise include IT audit, technology risk assessment and management, IT strategic planning, architecture, information security, operations, applications development, telecommunications, networking, datacenter design, and business continuity planning. John is a subject matter expert in the areas of data loss prevention, intrusion detection, encryption, and incident response. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in business administration/finance from Hofstra University. He serves as the chairman for the Long Island Forum Technology (LIFT) and is an active member of the Computer Security Institute, the Information Systems Audit & Control Association, the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), the Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), and the InfraGard-New York Metro chapter.

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CVE-2020-13757
PUBLISHED: 2020-06-01
Python-RSA 4.0 ignores leading '\0' bytes during decryption of ciphertext. This could conceivably have a security-relevant impact, e.g., by helping an attacker to infer that an application uses Python-RSA, or if the length of accepted ciphertext affects application behavior (such as by causing exces...
CVE-2020-13758
PUBLISHED: 2020-06-01
modules/security/classes/general.post_filter.php/post_filter.php in the Web Application Firewall in Bitrix24 through 20.0.950 allows XSS by placing %00 before the payload.
CVE-2020-9291
PUBLISHED: 2020-06-01
An Insecure Temporary File vulnerability in FortiClient for Windows 6.2.1 and below may allow a local user to gain elevated privileges via exhausting the pool of temporary file names combined with a symbolic link attack.
CVE-2019-15709
PUBLISHED: 2020-06-01
An improper input validation in FortiAP-S/W2 6.2.0 to 6.2.2, 6.0.5 and below, FortiAP-U 6.0.1 and below CLI admin console may allow unauthorized administrators to overwrite system files via specially crafted tcpdump commands in the CLI.
CVE-2020-13695
PUBLISHED: 2020-06-01
In QuickBox Community Edition through 2.5.5 and Pro Edition through 2.1.8, the local www-data user has sudo privileges to execute grep as root without a password, which allows an attacker to obtain sensitive information via a grep of a /root/*.db or /etc/shadow file.