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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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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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Nexus Intelligence Insights: Sonatype-2020-0003 - npm malicious package 1337qq-js

By Elisa Velarde on January 15, 2020 vulnerabilities
In this month's Nexus Intelligence Insights, we cover Sonatype-2020-0003: npm malicious package 1337qq-js. Here's why it made noise but had no impact.
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Nexus Intelligence Insights: CVE-2018-5382 Bouncycastle Information Exposure

By Elisa Velarde on December 26, 2019 vulnerabilities
In this month's Nexus Intelligence Insights, we're covering CVE-2018-5382: Information exposure in the bouncycastle component
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Nexus Intelligence Insights: CVE-2018-16487 Lodash RCE + 'prototype' pollution

By Elisa Velarde on November 27, 2019 vulnerabilities
In this month's Nexus Intelligence Insights, we're covering CVE-2018-16487: remote code execution and 'prototype' pollution in Lodash and how to protect against a hack of this vulnerable vector.
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Nexus Intelligence Insights Sonatype-2017-0312: jackson-databind, The End of the Blacklist

By Elisa Velarde on October 10, 2019 vulnerabilities
Our October Nexus Intelligence Insight takes a second look at a popular component that's both a blessing and a curse to developers - jackson-databind.
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