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Security News #0x79

Exploits
  • Metasploit has a new exploit for the WordPress plugin WPTouch. Versions less than 3.4.3 are vulnerable to an authenticated file upload attack.
  • There a new tool named Exploit Suggester. If you have local unprivileged access to a Windows system, this Python script will use Microsoft’s Security Bulletin Database and the local system information to suggest potential additional exploits.
  • The tool OSUETA has been released. It is designed to enumerate users on OpenSSH by exploiting the time it takes the system to respond to login requests.
For Students
  • Registration for BSidesDC opens August 15. Last year, the entire first round of 400 tickets sold in less than 24 hours.
Learning More
  • If you want to learn more about Microsoft’s new approach to protecting the heap, check out Zhenhua ‘Eric’ Liu’s piece over at the Fortinet Blog.
Industry News
  • If you travel, be sure to be wary of hotel business centers. Brian Krebs reports on criminals’ use of keyloggers.
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