Tue, 07/28/2020 - 14:36ZDI announced last year a new entry in it's yearly contest "Pwn2Own". After the Vancouver edition focused on Desktop software and Tokyo specialized in smartphones, there is now a third location in Miami dedicated to industrial software also known as ICS or SCADA.
Wed, 06/03/2020 - 12:48Last week we published about the reintroduction of a kernel vulnerability in iOS 13. Here is the follow-up with the analysis of the fix.
Fri, 05/29/2020 - 17:38Last week-end a new version of the iOS jailbreak unc0ver1 was released with the support of the latest iOS 13.5. Since iOS 8 in 2014, this is the first jailbreak using a 0-day vulnerability, a vulnerability still unknown to Apple at the time of the release, to break iPhone security measures. To keep this vulnerability secret, the jailbreak is heavily obfuscated and protected against dynamic inspection. However, since this vulnerability is not exactly new to us and since the cat is out of the bag, now seems a good tim...
Mon, 05/04/2020 - 17:31A few months ago, Synacktiv teams performed a security assessment on the open source project Squid. This blog post describes a few vulnerabilities that were found during this audit.
Thu, 03/12/2020 - 17:19This blogpost was created due to a mistake from Microsoft, releasing publicly an advance warning for CVE-2020-0796. CVE-2020-0796, also nicknamed "SMBGhost" or "Coronablue" is a vulnerability impacting SMBv3.1.1 servers and clients and currently has no fix (12/03/2020).
Tue, 03/03/2020 - 17:02In December 2019, a new Binder commit was pushed in the Linux kernel. This patch fixes the calculation of an index used to process specific types of objects in a Binder transaction. This article studies the implication of the corrected issue, why it's a security bug and how to take advantage of it.
Tue, 01/14/2020 - 16:52In this blog post, a vulnerability in the code for the System Management Mode (SMM) in some Lenovo ThinkPad will be described. The vulnerability is a callout of SMRAM which allows to elevate privilege from kernel to SMM. This article explains the step-by-step exploitation of the vulnerability including the mapping of the code in SMM through the usage of the SMM save state area.
Tue, 10/08/2019 - 16:40Recently, Qualys published an advisory about a severe vulnerability impacting Exim MTA: CVE-2019-15846. In their report, they even claim that they do have a PoC granting a remote attacker root privileges. The report was followed by instant alarmist articles: "Millions of Exim servers vulnerable to ..."
Tue, 09/17/2019 - 16:35On September 7th, 2019, BFS published an exploitation challenge on Windows 10 x64 to win an entry for the BFS-IOACTIVE party during the Ekoparty conference. This blogpost aims at describing a successful resolution of the challenge.
Wed, 07/24/2019 - 16:29A new patch has been recently shipped in FreeBSD kernels to fix a vulnerability (cve-2019-5602) present in the cdrom device. In this post, we will introduce the bug and discuss its exploitation on pre/post-SMEP FreeBSD revisions.