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President & CEO, Wombat Security Technologies
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Joe Ferrara is the President and CEO of Wombat Security Technologies. Recently Joe was a finalist for EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia, and he received a CEO of the Year award from CEO World. Joe has provided expert commentary and has spoken at numerous information security industry events including RSA Europe, the CISO Executive Network forum, ISSA International, and many regional information security conferences. His security awareness articles have been published in Network World, CSO magazine, TechWorld, FierceCIO, Computerworld, and many others. Joe brings more than 20 years of experience in technology leadership, marketing, and operations to his role at Wombat. His previous roles include President, CEO, and Chairman of Tollgrade Communications (NASDAQ); CEO of Marconi Communications North America; and General Manager of Ericsson's Wireless Software and Routing & Switching Divisions.

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CVE-2019-20811
PUBLISHED: 2020-06-03
An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.0.6. In rx_queue_add_kobject() and netdev_queue_add_kobject() in net/core/net-sysfs.c, a reference count is mishandled, aka CID-a3e23f719f5c.
CVE-2019-20812
PUBLISHED: 2020-06-03
An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.4.7. The prb_calc_retire_blk_tmo() function in net/packet/af_packet.c can result in a denial of service (CPU consumption and soft lockup) in a certain failure case involving TPACKET_V3, aka CID-b43d1f9f7067.
CVE-2020-13776
PUBLISHED: 2020-06-03
systemd through v245 mishandles numerical usernames such as ones composed of decimal digits or 0x followed by hex digits, as demonstrated by use of root privileges when privileges of the 0x0 user account were intended. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2017-1000082.
CVE-2019-20810
PUBLISHED: 2020-06-03
go7007_snd_init in drivers/media/usb/go7007/snd-go7007.c in the Linux kernel before 5.6 does not call snd_card_free for a failure path, which causes a memory leak, aka CID-9453264ef586.
CVE-2020-4026
PUBLISHED: 2020-06-03
The CustomAppsRestResource list resource in Atlassian Navigator Links before version 3.3.23, from version 4.0.0 before version 4.3.7, from version 5.0.0 before 5.0.1, and from version 5.1.0 before 5.1.1 allows remote attackers to enumerate all linked applications, including those that are restricted...