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Security News, Business News - Nov 17, 2020
Title: OpenRC checkpath root privilege escalation through non-terminal symlinksAuthor: Michael OrlitzkySummaryOpenRC's checkpath can be tricked into following symlinks present in non-terminal path components. Since checkpath is run as root and is often used to adjust the ownershi...
Business News ( Hunt Valley, Maryland ) - Sep 04, 2020
Sept. 4, 2020 - The Baltimore Business Journal (BBJ) has ranked Metro Data, Inc. as a top Cyber Security Companies in Greater BaltimoreLocally Researched by: Maria Sieron, Baltimore Business Journal Sep 04, 2020ABOUT THE BALTIMORE BUSINESS JOURNALThe Baltimore Business Journal, where you'll find the...
Business News ( Hunt Valley, Maryland ) - May 28, 2020
May 28, 2020 - The Baltimore Business Journal (BBJ) ranks Metro Data, Inc. as one of 2019's Top-20 "Veteran Owned Businesses" in the Baltimore region ranked by Baltimore-area revenue in 2019Researched by: Maria Sieron, Baltimore Business Journal May 28, 2020 ABOUT THE BALTIMORE BUSINESS JOURNAL...
Security News, Business News - Jan 21, 2020
Title: Portage insecure temporary locationAuthor: Michael OrlitzkyFixedin: commit ef8c21e5, version 2.3.94SummaryThe Gentoo portage package manager builds packages in a temporary location. By default, that temporary location is accessible to unprivileged users even though the build essentially takes...
Business News ( Hunt Valley, Maryland ) - Oct 14, 2019
Metro Data, Inc. Celebrates 25 Years – Then & Now  Metro Data, Inc., a full-service Information Systems & Services firm based in Hunt Valley, Maryland, is pleased to announce that October 14, 2019 marks its 25th anniversary.The company would like to thank the business community for thei...
Security News, Business News - Oct 09, 2019
Title: Nix per-user profile directory hijackAuthor: Michael OrlitzkyFixedin: Nix pull request 3136 and Nix version 2.3.2.SummaryOut of the box, Nix creates an empty, world-writable, per-user profile directory. After Nix is installed but before a victim has (re)logged in, the victim's personal profil...
Business News ( Hunt Valley, Maryland ) - Sep 06, 2019
The Baltimore Business Journal (BBJ) ranks Metro Data, Inc. as a Top-20 "Cybersecurity Company" as published in the September 6-12, 2019 Newspaper.  About the Baltimore Business Journal:The Baltimore Business Journal, where you'll find the latest breaking business news, updated throughout the d...
Security News, Business News - Mar 26, 2019
Title: Gentoo app-backup/burp root privilege escalation via writable configAuthor: Michael OrlitzkyFixedin: Partially addressed in commits 25a4b59e and 5cd39164. Fully fixed in commits 4b3a76d6, 2faf0fcb, and version 2.1.32-r1.SummaryPrior to version 2.1.32-r1, the Gentoo app-backup/burp package giv...
Security News, Business News - Dec 21, 2018
Title: systemd-tmpfiles root privilege escalation by following non-terminal symlinksAuthor: Michael OrlitzkyFixedin: Version 240 Pull request 8358: Commit 774f79b5 Commit 56114d45 Commit 936f6bdb Commit caced732 Commit e04fc13f Pull request 8822: Commit 31c84ff1 Commit b206ac8e Commit 14f3480a Commi...
Business News ( Hunt Valley, Maryland ) - Dec 12, 2018
December 12, 2018 - Metro Data, Inc. received formal notice that we have achieved Intel® Technology Provider "Gold" status for the year 2019.Metro Data, Inc. is proud to be recognized as a "Gold" Intel® Technology Provider for 2019 (our 15th consecutive year as an Intel® Partner).With expertise acro...


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