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eEye’s Patch Tuesday Assessment Now Available On Demand

Posted April 13, 2012    Sarah Lieber

Miss our live VEF webinar earlier this week? In case you did, I’ve put all of the content together for you below. Enjoy!

Additionally, access this month’s Security Bulletin, a list of all the Audit IDs, and the PDF of the presentation.  If you have additional questions you’d like to ask the research team about this month’s Patch Tuesday, please feel free to comment below and we’ll get them answered.

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Exploiting MS14-059 because sometimes XSS is fun, sometimes…

Posted October 17, 2014    BeyondTrust Research Team

This October, Microsoft has provided a security update for System.Web.Mvc.dll which addresses a ‘Security Feature Bypass’. The vulnerability itself is in ASP.NET MVC technology and given its wide adoption we thought we would take a closer look. Referring to the bulletin we can glean a few useful pieces of information: “A cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability exists…

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Four Best Practices for Passing Privileged Account Audits

Posted October 16, 2014    Chris Burd

Like most IT organizations, your team may periodically face the “dreaded” task of being audited. Your process for delegating privileged access to desktops, servers, and infrastructure devices is a massive target for the auditor’s microscope. An audit’s findings can have significant implications on technology and business strategy, so it’s critical to make sure you’re prepared…

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Bad POODLE, Don’t Bite!

Posted October 16, 2014    BeyondTrust Research Team

Researchers at Google (Bodo Moller, Thai Duong, and Krzysztof Kotowicz) have discovered that the encryption schemes used by SSL 3.0 are exploitable (CVE-2014-3566). Although the majority of web servers implement Transport Layer Security (TLS), the majority of clients will downgrade to SSL 3.0 in an attempt to maintain interoperability between protocols. For example, when a…

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