17 Mar '17, 2pm

GitHub Code Execution Bug Fetches $18,000 Bounty:

GitHub Code Execution Bug Fetches $18,000 Bounty:

GitHub recently awarded $18,000 to a researcher after he came across a bug in its GitHub Enterprise management console that could have resulted in remote code execution. The company patched the vulnerability at the end of January, but news of the flaw didn’t surface until this week when GitHub and Markus Fenske, a German independent pen-tester disclosed it . Related Posts Intel, Microsoft Announce New Bug Bounties March 15, 2017 , 4:59 pm HackerOne Offers Open Source Projects Free Access to Platform March 3, 2017 , 12:49 pm Google reCaptcha Bypass Technique Uses Google’s Own Tools March 2, 2017 , 7:00 am GitHub Enterprise is an on-premises version of GitHub.com that can be used to deploy a GitHub service on their organization’s local network. The vulnerability is a combination of two bugs, Fenske told Threatpost Thursday. One problem stems from the fact that a static value...

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