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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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CVE-2018-15601
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-21
apps/filemanager/handlers/upload/drop.php in Elefant CMS 2.0.3 performs a urldecode step too late in the "Cannot upload executable files" protection mechanism.
CVE-2018-15603
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-21
An issue was discovered in Victor CMS through 2018-05-10. There is XSS via the Author field of the "Leave a Comment" screen.
CVE-2018-15598
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-21
Containous Traefik 1.6.x before 1.6.6, when --api is used, exposes the configuration and secret if authentication is missing and the API's port is publicly reachable.
CVE-2018-15599
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-21
The recv_msg_userauth_request function in svr-auth.c in Dropbear through 2018.76 is prone to a user enumeration vulnerability because username validity affects how fields in SSH_MSG_USERAUTH messages are handled, a similar issue to CVE-2018-15473 in an unrelated codebase.
CVE-2018-0501
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-21
The mirror:// method implementation in Advanced Package Tool (APT) 1.6.x before 1.6.4 and 1.7.x before 1.7.0~alpha3 mishandles gpg signature verification for the InRelease file of a fallback mirror, aka mirrorfail.