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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...
Business News ( Liberty Center ) - Oct 25, 2018
Baltimore County’s Department of Economic and Workforce Development reached out to Metro Data, In'c President, Mr. Bert Orlitzky and asked if he could participate in Baltimore County's recently launched a new veteran training program called VetWorks. VetWorks is a short-term training initiative...
Business News ( Hunt Valley, Maryland ) - Sep 07, 2018
The Baltimore Business Journal (BBJ) ranks Metro Data, Inc. as one of 2017's Top-20 "Veteran Owned Businesses" in the Baltimore region as published in the September 7-13, 2018 Newspaper.  About the Baltimore Business JournalThe Baltimore Business Journal, where you'll find the latest...
Business News ( Hunt Valley, Maryland ) - Jun 29, 2018
The Baltimore Business Journal (BBJ) ranks Metro Data, Inc. as a Top-20 "Software Development" firm in the Baltimore region as published in the June 29, 2018 Newspaper.   The rankings were based on 2017 revenues in the Baltimore area.About the Baltimore Business Journal:The Baltimore Busin...
Security News, Business News - Jun 23, 2018
Title: Gentoo app-backup/burp privilege escalation via PID file manipulationAuthor: Michael OrlitzkyFixedin: commits f9cf5c23, 88b7eff0, and 5cd39164SummaryThe Gentoo app-backup/burp package gives ownership of its PID file directory to the daemon's runtime user. That can be exploited by the runtime...
Security News, Business News - Apr 15, 2018
Title: Icinga2 privilege escalation via PID file manipulationAuthor: Michael OrlitzkyFixedin: commit c6b8668 , version 2.8.2SummaryThe icinga2 daemon creates its PID file after dropping privileges to a non-root user. That may be exploited by the unprivileged user to kill root processes, since when t...
Security News, Business News - Apr 15, 2018
Title: Gentoo net-im/jabberd2 privilege escalation via PID file manipulationAuthor: Michael OrlitzkyFixedin: commit b50a3068SummaryThe Gentoo net-im/jabberd2 package gives ownership of its PID file directory to the daemon's runtime user. That can be exploited by the runtime user to kill root process...
Security News, Business News - Apr 15, 2018
Title: Gentoo net-im/jabberd2 root privilege escalation via user-owned executablesAuthor: Michael OrlitzkyFixedin: commit b50a3068SummaryAll versions of the Gentoo net-im/jabberd2 package allow the local unprivileged jabber user to gain root by modifying the /usr/bin/{jabberd,router,sm,c2s,s2s} exec...
Security News, Business News - Apr 15, 2018
Title: Gentoo app-admin/collectd privilege escalation via PID file manipulationAuthor: Michael OrlitzkyFixedin: commit 9a70b58, version 5.7.2-r1SummaryNote: the app-admin/collectd package has been renamed to app-metrics/collectd.Learn MoreComplete details here: http://michael.orlitzky.com/cves/cve-2...

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