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Metasploit Wrap-Up

Fall is in the air, October is on the way, and it is Friday the 13th. We have a lot of updates and features that landed this week, though none are particularly spooky, and unfortunately, none are json-related…1 We recently updated our digital signing…

This One Time on a Pen Test: The Pizza of Doom

Here is the story of how I bypassed physical security controls by posing as a pizza delivery guy and showing up to my client site with a pizza pie.…

Automating User Provisioning and Deprovisioning with Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR)

Here are three ways [security orchestration and automation tools can streamline the user provisioning and deprovisioning process.…

Patch Tuesday - September 2019

Today Microsoft released fixes for 79 separate security flaws, affecting products across much of their portfolio. Two of these have been seen exploited in the wild: CVE-2019-1214 and CVE-2019-1215 are both privilege elevation vulnerabilities affecting all supported versions of Windows, one in the log file…

CVE-2019-15846 Privileged Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in the Exim Mailer: What You Need to Know

On Sept. 6, the Exim development team released a patch for CVE-2019-15846, which fixed a privileged, unauthenticated RCE weakness in its popular internet email server software.…

R7-2019-09 | CVE-2019-5617, CVE-2019-5643, CVE-2019-5644: C4G BLIS authentication and authorization vulnerabilities (FIXED)

This disclosure describes R7-2019-09, composed of three vulnerabilities in the Basic Laboratory Information System (BLIS). Due to flawed authentication and authorization verification, versions of BLIS < 3.5 are vulnerable to unauthenticated password resets (R7-2019-09.1), and versions of BLIS < 3.51 are vulnerable…

How Rapid7 Industry Research Strengthens InsightVM

Rapid7’s vulnerability scanner, InsightVM is backed by multiple large-scale research projects that keep it on the leading edge of vulnerability risk management.…

Metasploit Wrap-Up

At our (final!) DerbyCon Town Hall today, the Metasploit team announced the release of an initial exploit module PR for CVE-2019-0708, aka BlueKeep.…

This One Time on a Pen Test: Your Mouse Is My Keyboard

In one engagement, we were tasked with compromising the internal network of a facility that was used for medical trials. Here's what happened.…

RASP 101: What Is Runtime Application Self-Protection?

If your organization isn't using a runtime application self-protection (RASP) tool to protect your applications, here's what you need to know.…

Metasploit Wrap-Up

Back to school blues Summer is winding down and while our for contributions haven't dropped off (thanks y'all!), we've been tied up with events and a heap of research. Don't despair, though: our own Brent Cook, Pearce Barry, Jeffrey Martin, and Matthew Kienow will be…

This One Time on a Pen Test: Nerds in the NERC

Here is the story of how we gained access to a NERC CIP control room in a power plant as part of a penetration testing engagement.…

How to Set Up InsightVM in Your Google Cloud Environment

In this blog post, we’ll go over how to set up our vulnerability scanner, InsightVM in your Google Cloud and how to tweak it for your environment.…