A local privilege escalation in snapd versions 2.28 through 2.37 that could allow the creation of root level accounts – may give you a Dirty Sock !
Chris Moberly discovered that snapd versions 2.28 through 2.37 incorrectly validated and parsed the remote socket address when performing access controls on its UNIX socket. A local attacker could use this to access privileged socket APIs and obtain administrator privileges.
PhpMyAdmin security fix v4.8.5 will patch an SQL Injection and arbitrary file read vulnerability. Security is a daily ongoing endeavor and discipline in today’s online world. In a security blog post the developers of phpMyAdmin announced version 4.8.5 of its software to address a few security related issues.
The security fixes involve:
Arbitrary file read vulnerability (https://www.phpmyadmin.net/security/PMASA-2019-1) SQL injection in the Designer interface (https://www.
Original Source: BleepingComputer
Independent consultant and security contractor Max Justicz discovered a remote code execution issue in the APT high level package manager used by Debian, Ubuntu, and other related Linux distributions.
As described by Justicz, the APT vulnerability present in the package manager starting with version 0.8.15 “allows a network man-in-the-middle (or a malicious package mirror) to execute arbitrary code as root on a machine installing any package.
In a vulnerable web and cloud based world, KeePassXC offers excellent password management that’s secure, reliable, offline by default and open source. A password manager is a tool that creates and stores passwords for you, so you can use many different passwords on different sites and services without having to memorize them all, and/or more importantly avoid using the same non-secure password.
HealthEquity Email Hack Breaches Data of Users… Again ! An email hack security breach on their mail has again potentially exposed personal data of HealthEquity customers. This is not the first time however, in June, an unauthorized user hacked into an employee’s email account and breached the data of 16,000 customers according to HealthEquity Email Hack. The most recent breach is similar according to this site notification to customers:
WordPress 5.0.1 Security Release
WordPress 5.0.1 is now available. This is a security release for all versions since WordPress 3.7. We strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately.
Plugin authors are encouraged to read the 5.0.1 developer notes for information on backwards-compatibility.
WordPress versions 5.0 and earlier are affected by the following bugs, which are fixed in version 5.0.1. Updated versions of WordPress 4.