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Content tagged with Database Security posted in November 2010
Royal Navy Attack Stresses SQL Injection Dangers
News  |  11/19/2010  | 
Attack vector remains a major threat to databases
Survey Provides Peek Inside Database Security Operations
Commentary  |  11/17/2010  | 
Database security budgets on the rise, 20 percent expect to suffer a data breach in the next 12 months
Verizon Offers Free Security Credentials To Healthcare Professionals
News  |  11/16/2010  | 
The credentials meet Level 3 authentication requirements and allow healthcare providers to receive digitized health data from other clinicians securely.
Identity Theft Reported By 33% Of Healthcare Organizations
News  |  11/9/2010  | 
Medical practices lag behind hospitals in nearly every measure of health IT implementation and security, reports HIMSS survey.
NoSQL: Not Much, Anyway
Commentary  |  11/4/2010  | 
I don't get the NoSQL movement. Most old-school database administrators don't. In fact, a lot of people don't understand what NoSQL is exactly because, quite frankly, there's not much there. Most of the features and functions we consider synonymous with databases are unwanted by developers of nontransactional systems and are falling by the wayside as companies push applications into the cloud.
Indiana AG Sues Wellpoint Over Health Data Breach
News  |  11/2/2010  | 
Consumer health data was at risk for 137 days through an unsecured Wellpoint website, alleges the suit filed against the health insurer.


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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.