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 Carl Woodward

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Principal Engineer and Security Technologist, Intel Security
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Carl builds the future with the Office of the CTO's Innovation Pipeline Team in Intel Security. He is a security veteran with five years of top secret UK government experience, five years with his own company Sanctuary Software Limited, and over six years with McAfee/Intel. Carl is currently focused on rapid prototyping of cloud and client technologies, next-generation enterprise malware detection/isolation, trustworthy computing, and closed operating systems. He is a sought-after expert in Windows internals, reverse engineering, advanced issue resolution, technical mentoring, and mergers and acquisitions tech evaluation/due diligence. Carl holds a B.Sc. in molecular biology from the University of Liverpool and an M.Sc. in information technology from the University of Nottingham. He is passionate about delivering next-generation security technology in the form of operating system-less security, trustworthy personal assistants, trust and isolation in BYOD, and safe data sharing. Carl is a mentor to a number of engineers and is passionate about encouraging diversity and equal opportunity within Intel, as well as developing engineers into technical leaders.

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CVE-2020-15526
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-09
In Redgate SQL Monitor 7.1.4 through 10.1.6 (inclusive), the scope for disabling some TLS security certificate checks can extend beyond that defined by various options on the Configuration > Notifications pages to disable certificate checking for alert notifications. These TLS security checks are...
CVE-2020-10756
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-09
An out-of-bounds read vulnerability was found in the SLiRP networking implementation of the QEMU emulator. This flaw occurs in the icmp6_send_echoreply() routine while replying to an ICMP echo request, also known as ping. This flaw allows a malicious guest to leak the contents of the host memory, re...
CVE-2020-12421
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-09
When performing add-on updates, certificate chains terminating in non-built-in-roots were rejected (even if they were legitimately added by an administrator.) This could have caused add-ons to become out-of-date silently without notification to the user. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 6...
CVE-2020-12422
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-09
In non-standard configurations, a JPEG image created by JavaScript could have caused an internal variable to overflow, resulting in an out of bounds write, memory corruption, and a potentially exploitable crash. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 78.
CVE-2020-12423
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-09
When the Windows DLL "webauthn.dll" was missing from the Operating System, and a malicious one was placed in a folder in the user's %PATH%, Firefox may have loaded the DLL, leading to arbitrary code execution. *Note: This issue only affects the Windows operating system; other operating sys...