Questions tagged [infoleak]

This tag is for any class of exploits that leaks information relevant to further exploitation, such as stack cookies, kernel pointers, and memory layouts. It is not used for mere disclosure or loss of confidential data.

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Did I just find a bug in CloudFlare or is this a feature?

While doing penetration testing for a client I stumbled upon a security incident. CloudFlare promises to hide the origin IP address when using its DNS. I went to dnsdumpster.com, inputted my client's ...
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Why can leaking a kernel pointer be dangerous? [closed]

Which attacks can be executed with a leaked pointer?
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Ex-contractor published company source code and secrets online

Just found my current company code on the plain internet. We are talking hundreds of thousands of lines of scripts and configurations, including database schemas and a fair amount of internal ...
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Is super paranoid use of HaveIBeenPawned password API going to help?

They way I understand HaveIBeenPawned password API is that it's a safe system because the site "can't do much with my partial hash even if they wanted to". But is that really true? Is the ...
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Computer name naming convention for security

I've been doing a security audit and found out you can easily identify host roles and running services just by their computer name (using nslookup). I would like to report this so that they use less ...
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Identifying kernel pointer infoleaks via static analysis

Leaking pointers from the kernel can be useful to an attacker. Normally, pointers are printed using a special identifier, %pK, which will sanitize them. However, there are times when a kernel pointer ...