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International Solutions Marketing Manager, Rapid7
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Samantha is responsible for that ensuring Rapid7's international markets receive the proper solutions messaging, collateral, and information. She also trains sellers (internal and partners) on security concepts and solutions. She has nearly 20 years of employment experience in the information technology field, and has held multiple positions including: senior product manager, global threat response manager, and incident response manager. Her life in IT started much earlier at age 6 when she had double the number of computers that her school had (a ZX Spectrum 48K and a BBC Master), and was QAing educational games on 5¼ inch floppy disks. She's spent many years helping hundreds of organizations of all shapes, sizes and geographies recover and learn from cyberattacks. She doesn't have a degree, and doesn't believe this has impacted her career. She regularly speaks at industry events, and finds that learning opportunities occur on a daily basis.

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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...