A couple privacy violations, PDF exploits, and a complicated API being misused by developers.
"Beg Bounty" hunters, dependency confusion, iOS kernel vuln, and how not to respond to security research.
A lot of discussion this week about OSS security and security processes, an iOS kernel type confusion and MediaTek Bootloader bypass impacting everything since atleast 2014.
Starting with a long discussion about the North Korean hackers targeting security reseachers, and some thoughts (rants) about the newly released Windows exploit dev course from Offensive Security before getting into some real exploits including NAT Slipstreaming 2.0 and a new Sudo vuln.
tl;dr The rest of this goes into detail about what topics matter and why from each resource, but if you want to cut to the chase and ignore that... * Prerequisites * C programming language * x86 Assembly (32bit and 64bit) * Linux terminal usage * Exploit Education - Nebula [https://exploit.education/nebula/] - Start thinking like an attacker and learning to do research * Open Security Training - Introduction to Software Exploitation [https://opensecuritytraining.info/E
This week is a shorter episode, but still some solid bugs to look at. From a full chain Chrome exploit, to a Kindle chain from remote to root and a eBPF incorrect calculation leading to OOB read/write.
Several lockscreen-related vulnerabilities this week, a cross-site leak, and the hijacking of all .cd domains.
A new universal deserialization gadget for Ruby, a Rocket.Chat SAML auth bypass, and some heap exploitation research.
An update on Apple v. Corellium, some 3DS vulnerabilities, and some drama on this weeks episode.
Big news this week as several government agencies and contractors may have been compromised. We also have a number of great writeups this week covering everything from a PS4 webkit exploit, MacOS, and Windows.