Archive for June, 2010
Today I found the time and energy, despite how tedious it was, to go over the last two weeks worth of malware submissions and missed edge IPS data from when I was away. This resulted in a total of 126 new signatures (67 MD5 / 59 HEX) which brings LMD to a total of 2,471 signatures (894 MD5 / 1577 HEX). This now also gives the project a unique distinction among anti-virus and malware detection offerings, as the single largest project, commercial or open source, detecting Linux malware.
To further illustrate the lapse in coverage by other vendors, we can turn More >
I am back, fresh off a trip home to Montreal, which I must say was an absolutely amazing time. It has left me reflecting on allot of things, most importantly that there really is no place like home — I miss Montreal more than I can even describe. That said though, time to get back into the mix of things — there is a mountain of malware submissions to review, 91 to be exact. Today I really could not find the energy or time to go through them all but I did process the edge IPS data to extract some More >
Title: Facebook Inbox Message Disclosure Vulnerability Published: June 24th 2010 Credit: Ryan MacDonald Severity: Information/Privacy Disclosure Vulnerable: Facebook Messaging System BigPipe Performance Pipelining Summary: A vulnerability exists in facebooks messaging system that allows an attacker to view the addressed users, subject and inbox preview text (120 characters) of message contents for recently sent/received messages (last 6) on a users account. Technical Details: BigPipe Pipeling java script code embedded into the source code of ALL PAGES under the “messages” section on facebook, preloads message data that can be arbitrarily read through malicious client side java script or other client side objects. The offending java script specifically is the More >