Episode 292 – Apache RCE and Twitch epic pwn

Josh and Kurt talk about the recent Twitch hack and how in the modern age leaking source code almost certainly doesn’t matter. The leaked data however is a big deal. We also discuss a recent Apache httpd update. Some things went right, some things went wrong. Dealing with vulnerabilities is hard. Show Notes Parasocial RelationshipContinue reading “Episode 292 – Apache RCE and Twitch epic pwn”

Episode 291 – Everyone sucks at vulnerability disclosure

Josh and Kurt talk about recent events around Apple and Microsoft disclosing security vulnerabilities. Microsoft usually does a good job, but Apple has a long history of not having a great bug bounty or vulnerability disclosure policy. None of this is simple, but hopefully you’ll have some fun and learn a bit about the wholeContinue reading “Episode 291 – Everyone sucks at vulnerability disclosure”

Episode 289 – Who left this 0day on the floor?

Josh and Kurt talk about an unusual number of really bad security updates. We even recorded this before the Azure OMIGOD vulnerability was disclosed. It’s certainly been a wild week with Apple and Chrome 0days, and a Travis CI secret leak. Maybe this is the new normal. Show Notes Matrix 4 trailer Travis CI issueContinue reading “Episode 289 – Who left this 0day on the floor?”

Episode 283 – When vulnerability disclosure becomes dangerous

Josh and Kurt talk about a very difficult disclosure problem. What happens when you have to report a vulnerability to an ethically questionable company? It’s less simple than it sounds, many of the choices could end up harming victims. Show Notes Disclosure Dilemmas @evacide Bob Diachenko This Is How They Tell Me The World Ends

It’s time to fix CVE

The late, great, John Lewis is well known for a quote about getting into trouble. Never, ever be afraid to make some noise and get in good trouble, necessary trouble. It’s time to start some good trouble. Anyone who knows me, reads this blog, or follows me on Twitter, is well aware I have beenContinue reading “It’s time to fix CVE”

Episode 223 – Full disclosure won, deal with it

Josh and Kurt talk about the idea behind the full disclosure of security vulnerability details. There have been discussions about this topic for decades with many people on all sides of the issue. The reality is however, if you look at the current state of things, this discussion is settled, full disclosure won. Show NotesContinue reading “Episode 223 – Full disclosure won, deal with it”