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Content tagged with Database Security posted in November 2011
Researchers Say Oracle Leaves Databases Needlessly Vulnerable
News  |  11/30/2011  | 
As SQL injection attacks and other advanced threats targeting database assets gain traction, researchers complain that Oracle's other application efforts are distracting the company from shoring up database security
DAM Is Morphing
Commentary  |  11/30/2011  | 
DAM may not be DAM much longer.
Healthcare Breach Exposes Nearly 4 Million Patients' Data
News  |  11/18/2011  | 
California healthcare organization was in the midst of an encryption rollout when unencrypted machine with patent databases was stolen.
GAO Audit Of IRS Highlights Common Database And Access Control Woes
News  |  11/16/2011  | 
Problems with incomplete initiatives to meet auditors' demands for improved access control and data security are rampant at IRS and beyond
Verizon Uses Predictive Modeling To Detect Health Fraud
News  |  11/16/2011  | 
Verizon software can spot doctors prescribing excessive amounts of medication and other trends that indicate falsified billings.
Patients Have Security Concerns On Data Sharing
News  |  11/16/2011  | 
New report by PwC reveals what consumers think about data sharing, privacy and security, online consultations, social media in healthcare, and more.
Big Data And Bad Security
Commentary  |  11/16/2011  | 
The rush to collect and mine big data leaves data security in the dust
Data Mining Snares Health Insurance Fraud
News  |  11/14/2011  | 
LexisNexis applies predictive modeling, a massive database, and high-performance computing cluster technology to spot health insurance fraud before claims are paid.
Encryption Security Lags In Healthcare?
News  |  11/14/2011  | 
Tech leaders warn policymakers that even as more electronic health records flood health IT systems, more encryption is needed.
Encryption And Other Database Security Lag At Healthcare Organizations
News  |  11/11/2011  | 
Tech leaders warn policy makers that even as more electronic medical records flood health IT systems, security controls remain sparse
Docs Warm Up to EHRs, Patients Want Paper
Commentary  |  11/3/2011  | 
While docs are gradually getting onboard with electronic health records, most patients worry about the security of their personal health info in cyberspace. What's behind the chasm?
Hackers 'Timthumb' Their Noses At Vulnerability To Compromise 1.2 Million Sites
News  |  11/2/2011  | 
WordPress plug-in vulnerability could be used to steal database content


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Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  11/8/2018
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Jonathan Zhang, CEO/Founder of WhoisXML API and TIP,  11/7/2018
Why Password Management and Security Strategies Fall Short
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer,  11/7/2018
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CVE-2018-16470
PUBLISHED: 2018-11-13
There is a possible DoS vulnerability in the multipart parser in Rack before 2.0.6. Specially crafted requests can cause the multipart parser to enter a pathological state, causing the parser to use CPU resources disproportionate to the request size.
CVE-2018-16471
PUBLISHED: 2018-11-13
There is a possible XSS vulnerability in Rack before 2.0.6 and 1.6.11. Carefully crafted requests can impact the data returned by the `scheme` method on `Rack::Request`. Applications that expect the scheme to be limited to 'http' or 'https' and do not escape the return value could be vulnerable to a...
CVE-2018-6980
PUBLISHED: 2018-11-13
VMware vRealize Log Insight (4.7.x before 4.7.1 and 4.6.x before 4.6.2) contains a vulnerability due to improper authorization in the user registration method. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow Admin users with view only permission to perform certain administrative functions which they...
CVE-2018-17614
PUBLISHED: 2018-11-13
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Losant Arduino MQTT Client prior to V2.7. User interaction is not required to exploit this vulnerability. The specific flaw exists within the parsing of MQTT PUBLISH packets. The issue results from th...
CVE-2018-8009
PUBLISHED: 2018-11-13
Apache Hadoop 3.1.0, 3.0.0-alpha to 3.0.2, 2.9.0 to 2.9.1, 2.8.0 to 2.8.4, 2.0.0-alpha to 2.7.6, 0.23.0 to 0.23.11 is exploitable via the zip slip vulnerability in places that accept a zip file.