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Assistant Professor of Information Systems, Washington State University
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Robert E. Crossler, an assistant professor of information systems, joined the Department of Management, Information Systems & Entrepreneurship in the Carson College of Business at Washington State University in July 2016. He obtained his bachelor's degree in information systems from the University of Idaho and his Ph.D. in accounting and information systems from Virginia Tech. His primary research interests are in the areas of information security and privacy.

Crossler's award-winning information privacy and security research has been published in top academic journals such as MIS Quarterly, Journal of Management Information Systems, Journal of the Association of Information Systems, Information Systems Journal and Decision Support Systems. His research in information privacy was recognized by the INFORMS Information Systems Society with their 2013 Design Science Award. His research in information security was recognized by The DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems as paper of the year in 2014 and by the Journal of Information Systems with its inaugural "Best Paper" award in 2017.

Crossler is also the president-elect of the Association for Information System's Special Interest Group on Security (SIGSEC). He is also a member of ISACA and is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).

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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.
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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...