Hi Folks, This is the third part of A brief on Abusing Invitation Systems blog post, In case you have missed the previous parts of this story of write-ups, it is advised to have a sneak peak at the First & Second part before you go on with this post. So before we kick off to our case study let’s get a brief about some technical terms first, I am Ali Kabeel an Application Security Intern at Seekurity and let’s dive in…
Based on techtarget.com’s article:
Physical security is the protection of personnel, hardware, software, networks and data from physical actions and events that could cause serious loss or damage to an enterprise, agency or institution. This includes protection from fire, flood, natural disasters, burglary, theft, vandalism and terrorism.
In this write-up we will show you how Seekurity team was able to harvest all the user’s private/custom activities leaves more than 20 million private custom activities data in danger.
First of all, this write-up is not a new one and the discovery itself is dated back to 2017 but we decided to disclose it right now after we gave Fitbit the reasonable amount of time to patch the vulnerability and to protect the health data about the users!
TL;DR Today’s bug is a trivial bypass one which if exploited will give the attacker the ability to download a large file regardless of the quota limits that Google put in place as a mitigation/control for any kind of abuse.
Today’s discovery is not a big deal too, just another Clickjacking in the world, but this time in the newly added “OPT-IN” feature by coinhive and authedmine but first let’s know some terms before we begin.
What is Coinhive?
Today’s discovery is not a big deal, just another Clickjacking in the world, this time in Hak5’s C2 (Cloud Command and Control) Server
First, let us know what is Hak5’s C2 (Cloud Command and Control) Server?
Hak5 C2 is a cloud self-hosted penetration testing platform lets you perform “Pentest from Anywhere” by connecting and using your Hak5 gear/products (WifiPineapple, Packet Squirrel or Lan Turtle) to a one unified dashboard and control those devices remotely through the cloud server.
In this blogpost we will clarify how we found A tail of vulnerabilities from leaking thousands of Job Applicants CVs and documents online to Path Disclosure and Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities in one of United Nations WordPress websites but first what is United Nations?
The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international co-operation and to create and maintain international order. A replacement for the ineffective League of Nations, the organization was established on 24 October 1945 after World War II with the aim of preventing another such conflict. At its founding, the UN had 51 member states; there are now 193. The headquarters of the UN is in Manhattan, New York City, and is subject to extraterritoriality. Further main offices are situated in Geneva, Nairobi, and Vienna. The organization is financed by assessed and voluntary contributions from its member states. Its objectives include maintaining international peace and security, promoting human rights, fostering social and economic development, protecting the environment, and providing humanitarian aid in cases of famine, natural disaster, and armed conflict. The UN is the largest, most familiar, most internationally represented and most powerful intergovernmental organization in the world. –Wikipedia
I am Ali Kabeel an Application Security Intern at Seekurity team. This is Second part of A brief on Abusing Invitation Systems blog post . In this blog post I will be mainly focusing on how I was able “by following the tips and tricks in the previous blog post” to bypass Facebook fixes for 4 consecutive years.In case you are not familiar with concepts, take a sneak peak on the previous blog before continuing with this one ;).
What is Asus Control Center?
ASUS Control Center is a whole new centralized IT management software. The software is capable of monitoring and controlling ASUS servers, workstations, and commercial products including notebooks, desktops, All-in-One (AiO) PCs, thin client, and digital signage.