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Profile of John "Lex" Robinson

Cybersecurity Strategist at Cofense
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John "Lex" Robinson has over 30 years' experience in information technology with a focus on value innovation, strategic planning, and program delivery. In addition, he has consulted and managed product and service delivery teams for both small businesses and global Fortune 20 organizations in fields ranging from security awareness and risk management (disaster and business continuity) to infrastructure development and service delivery process improvements. Currently, Lex is responsible for creating and implementing advanced strategies and tactics for successful implementation of anti-phishing programs for Cofense and its clients. He is a frequent speaker on personal responsibility and ethics in information security and has published multiple books and papers on topics from security awareness to social engineering. He holds an electronic engineering degree and multiple technical and behavioral science certificates, as well as a continuing professional development focus on IT security and ethical hacking.

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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 This could have caused add-ons to become out-of-date silently without notification to the user.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...
CVE-2020-12425
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-09
Due to confusion processing a hyphen character in Date.parse(), a one-byte out of bounds read could have occurred, leading to potential information disclosure. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 78.
CVE-2020-12426
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-09
Mozilla developers and community members reported memory safety bugs present in Firefox 77. Some of these bugs showed evidence of memory corruption and we presume that with enough effort some of these could have been exploited to run arbitrary code. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 78.