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Nexus Intelligence Insights: xlsx aka SheetJS - Regular Expression Denial of Service (ReDoS) and sonatype-2018-0622

By Akshay 'Ax' Sharma on May 06, 2020 vulnerabilities
The ReDoS vulnerability impacting the popular npm component SheetJS, also known as “xlsx,” was thought to be remedied through a fix, but no, not so fast.
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Nexus Intelligence Insights: Protect Your Bitcoin from 700+ Malicious RubyGems with sonatype-2020-0196

By Akshay 'Ax' Sharma on April 23, 2020 vulnerability
Crafty attackers take advantage of the open source software supply chain through typographical errors. Not even the most sophisticated devs are immune.
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Nexus Intelligence Insights: CVE-2019-3773 Spring Web Services XML External Entity Injection (XXE)

By Akshay 'Ax' Sharma on March 18, 2020 vulnerabilities
This Nexus Intelligence Insight covers CVE-2019-3773: cross site scripting vulnerabilities in Spring Web Services XML External Entity Injection (XXE).
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Nexus Intelligence Insights: What's in a Ghostcat? CVE-2020-1938 Apache Tomcat - Local File Inclusion Potentially Leads to RCE

By Akshay 'Ax' Sharma on March 09, 2020 vulnerabilities
Ghostcat manipulates the widely used Apache Tomcat web server. No version of Tomcat released in the last 13 years is immune, unless properly patched.
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What Does the New CVSS 3.1 Scoring Model Mean for Enterprise Security?

By Akshay 'Ax' Sharma on February 17, 2020 vulnerabilities
Learn how CVSS 3.1 is different from earlier versions and why changes to this security rating matters.
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Nexus Intelligence Insights CVE-2020-2100: Jenkins - UDP Amplification Reflection Attack Leading to Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS)

By Akshay 'Ax' Sharma on February 12, 2020 vulnerabilities
CVE-2020-2100 takes advantage of the fact that, by default, both UDP multicast/broadcast and DNS multicast traffic is enabled on Jenkins. Here's what to do.
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5 Ways Your Organization Benefits from DevSecOps

By Akshay 'Ax' Sharma on November 14, 2019 devsecops
It's important to understand why DevSecOps matters in this day and age of security breaches and what the pragmatic benefits are for your organization.
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Nexus Intelligence Insights: CVE-2014-3603 — Lack of Hostname Verification in OpenSAML

By Akshay 'Ax' Sharma on February 26, 2019 vulnerability
In this month's Nexus Intelligence Insights we discuss an older component, but one that is widely used across a variety of ecosystems, and has a vulnerability that could be catastrophic. Say hello to
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A Lesson in Why “Security by Press Release” Is Detrimental

By Akshay 'Ax' Sharma on November 02, 2018 vulnerabilities
Last week news broke about a 3-year old jQuery vulnerability that was just discovered, and had just been patched - sending many into a frenzy. The reality, however, is this is an old vulnerability
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