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Content tagged with Database Security posted in January 2013
Big Data Security Discussion
Commentary  |  1/31/2013  | 
Answers to common big-data security questions
Are Your Databases Audit-Ready?
News  |  1/29/2013  | 
Development of policies, configuration management, encryption implementations, access control and monitoring all contribute to databases passing compliance checks
Is Mobile Device Management The Answer?
Commentary  |  1/23/2013  | 
MDM software is being considered by healthcare IT execs concerned about security.
You Still Stink At Patching Databases
News  |  1/23/2013  | 
Only about a fifth of organizations patch their databases within three months, and that number is unlikely to get better anytime soon, experts say
The Death Of Java In The Enterprise?
News  |  1/16/2013  | 
The continued waves of Java zero-days have security experts recommending that enterprises reevaluate how they use Java
Anonymous Hacks MIT In Aaron Swartz Tribute
News  |  1/14/2013  | 
Hacktivist group leaves defaced Web page calling for reform of computer crime and intellectual property laws.
Airing Out Security's Dirty Laundry
News  |  1/9/2013  | 
Former South Carolina security guru's testimony shows how lack of security culture can open an organization to threats
Healthcare Settlement Highlights Risk Analysis, Encryption Importance
News  |  1/7/2013  | 
HIPAA breach settlement proves size doesn’t matter when failing to safeguard sensitive patient information.
Patient Privacy Advocate Calls For Better Cloud Security
News  |  1/4/2013  | 
Letter to Office of Civil Rights calls for stronger data security protections, business associate agreements with cloud computing services.


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CVE-2020-27974
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-28
NeoPost Mail Accounting Software Pro 5.0.6 allows php/Commun/FUS_SCM_BlockStart.php?code= XSS.
CVE-2020-27975
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-28
osCommerce Phoenix CE before 1.0.5.4 allows admin/define_language.php CSRF.
CVE-2020-27976
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-28
osCommerce Phoenix CE before 1.0.5.4 allows OS command injection remotely. Within admin/mail.php, a from POST parameter can be passed to the application. This affects the PHP mail function, and the sendmail -f option.
CVE-2020-27978
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-28
Shibboleth Identify Provider 3.x before 3.4.6 has a denial of service flaw. A remote unauthenticated attacker can cause a login flow to trigger Java heap exhaustion due to the creation of objects in the Java Servlet container session.
CVE-2020-22552
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-28
The Snap7 server component in version 1.4.1, when an attacker sends a crafted packet with COTP protocol the last-data-unit flag set to No and S7 writes a var function, the Snap7 server will be crashed.