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Robert McDougal
Member Since: April 18, 2014
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Robert McDougal
Senior Information Security Analyst
Financial Sector
Birmingham, AL

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Robert is a security professional with extensive IT experience. His skills and knowledge base reaches across many security topics ranging from specific technologies to risk management, compliance, DLP, forensics, vulnerability management, penetration testing and secure coding. He provides strong technical skills with solid ethical judgment to the IT groups and businesses he supports. He is especially interested in quantum cryptography and web application penetration testing. He's also investigating new technologies for providing the IT community as a whole with better phishing intelligence.

When not working he enjoys to hike, camp and travel with his family.

Robert earned a BS from Troy University with a major in computer science. He also holds several certifications including Security+, CEH, CPT, CCFE, and WAPT.



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CVE-2020-9447
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-28
The file-upload feature in GwtUpload 1.0.3 allows XSS via a crafted filename.
CVE-2019-10064
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-28
hostapd before 2.6, in EAP mode, makes calls to the rand() and random() standard library functions without any preceding srand() or srandom() call, which results in inappropriate use of deterministic values. This was fixed in conjunction with CVE-2016-10743.
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PUBLISHED: 2020-02-28
A denial of service issue was addressed with improved input validation.
CVE-2020-9399
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-28
The Avast AV parsing engine allows virus-detection bypass via a crafted ZIP archive. This affects versions before 12 definitions 200114-0 of Antivirus Pro, Antivirus Pro Plus, and Antivirus for Linux.
CVE-2020-9442
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-28
OpenVPN Connect 3.1.0.361 on Windows has Insecure Permissions for %PROGRAMDATA%\OpenVPN Connect\drivers\tap\amd64\win10, which allows local users to gain privileges by copying a malicious drvstore.dll there.