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CVE-2020-35774: twitter-server XSS Vulnerability Discovered

According to its official documentation, “twitter-server” is a Twitter OSS project used to provide a template from which servers at Twitter are built. It provides common application components such as an administrative HTTP server, tracing, stats, and more, and is used, amongst other things, by both the Finagle and Finatra frameworks. After researching twitter-server, the

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Drupal Core: Behind the Vulnerability

As you may recall, back in June, Checkmarx disclosed multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities impacting Drupal Core, listed as CVE-2020-13663, followed by a more technical breakdown of the findings in late November. Today, we’re releasing details surrounding additional, new vulnerabilities (CVE-2020-13669) uncovered in Drupal Core as part of our continued research of the open source

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Privilege Escalation on Meetup.com Enabled Redirection of Payments

The Checkmarx Security Research Team recently audited the security of several high-profile websites, including Meetup.com. For those who are not familiar with Meetup.com, it allows users to create an event where people with similar interests gather. Events can be in person, and in light of the ongoing pandemic, many of them have moved to virtual

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3 Ways to Prevent XSS

When we discuss vulnerabilities in applications, there are different categories that we come across. Some vulnerabilities are extremely common yet allow for little or no damage should an attacker discover and exploit them, while others are incredibly rare but can have major, lasting impact on the organizations behind the attacked application. Then, there’s the third

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