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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#2122 GitHub awards researcher $18,000 for remote code execution flaw discovery
GitHub has awarded a researcher $18,000 for disclosing a security flaw in GitHub Enterprise which could have lead to remote code execution.

According to independent German researcher Markus Fenske, the code repository awarded him the amount for disclosing a serious security vulnerability in GitHub Enterprise, an on-premise version of GitHub designed for businesses looking to collaborate on coding but retain strict control of permissions and access to projects.
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#2124 Polish authorities confirm hack of Bitcurex bitcoin exchange, launch investigation
#2123 0day or feature? Privilege escalation / session hijacking all Windows versions
#2122 GitHub awards researcher $18,000 for remote code execution flaw discovery
#2121 Alert: Cisco IOS and IOS XE software Cluster Management Protocol remote code execution vulnerability
#2120 Virtual machine escape fetches $105,000 at Pwn2Own hacking contest
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