Daily Archives: February 20, 2021

Privacy Bug in Brave Browser Exposes Dark-Web Browsing History of Its Users

Brave has fixed a privacy issue in its browser that sent queries for .onion domains to public internet DNS resolvers rather than routing them through Tor nodes, thus exposing users’ visits to dark web websites. The bug was addressed in a hotfix release (V1.20.108) made available yesterday. Brave ships with a built-in feature called “Private Window with Tor” that integrates the Tor anonymity

CVE-2021-26544

Livy server version 0.7.0-incubating (only) is vulnerable to a cross site scripting issue in the session name. A malicious user could use this flaw to access logs and results of other users’ sessions and run jobs with their privileges. This issue is fixed in Livy 0.7.1-incubating.

CVE-2020-12873

An issue was discovered in Alfresco Enterprise Content Management (ECM) before 6.2.1. A user with privileges to edit a FreeMarker template (e.g., a webscript) may execute arbitrary Java code or run arbitrary system commands with the same privileges as the account running Alfresco.