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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-2017-0290
Published: 2017-05-09
NScript in mpengine in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine with Engine Version before 1.1.13704.0, as used in Windows Defender and other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (type confusion and application crash) via crafted JavaScript code within ...

CVE-2016-10369
Published: 2017-05-08
unixsocket.c in lxterminal through 0.3.0 insecurely uses /tmp for a socket file, allowing a local user to cause a denial of service (preventing terminal launch), or possibly have other impact (bypassing terminal access control).

CVE-2016-8202
Published: 2017-05-08
A privilege escalation vulnerability in Brocade Fibre Channel SAN products running Brocade Fabric OS (FOS) releases earlier than v7.4.1d and v8.0.1b could allow an authenticated attacker to elevate the privileges of user accounts accessing the system via command line interface. With affected version...

CVE-2016-8209
Published: 2017-05-08
Improper checks for unusual or exceptional conditions in Brocade NetIron 05.8.00 and later releases up to and including 06.1.00, when the Management Module is continuously scanned on port 22, may allow attackers to cause a denial of service (crash and reload) of the management module.

CVE-2017-0890
Published: 2017-05-08
Nextcloud Server before 11.0.3 is vulnerable to an inadequate escaping leading to a XSS vulnerability in the search module. To be exploitable a user has to write or paste malicious content into the search dialogue.