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Content tagged with Database Security posted in November 2012
10 Top Government Data Breaches Of 2012
News  |  11/29/2012  | 
SQL injection, post-phishing privilege escalation, and poorly secured back-up information all played their part in exposing sensitive government data stores this year
Threats And Security Countermeasures
Commentary  |  11/28/2012  | 
Big data and relational database protections are very similar. What's available to end users is not
6 Ways To Protect Your Personal Health Information
News  |  11/26/2012  | 
Fraud and waste play a significant part in today's high healthcare costs, but patients can help lower those costs by following six tips to protect their medical information.
Slide Show: 2012 Pastebin Pinups
Slideshows  |  11/20/2012  | 
Some of the most embarrassing dumps of leaked databases, exposed corporate IP and breached customer records in 2012
The Root Of All Database Security Evils = Input
News  |  11/15/2012  | 
Input validation and prepared SQL statements crucial to preventing SQL injection attacks
4 Long-Term Hacks That Rocked 2012
News  |  11/8/2012  | 
News of lengthy hacker incursions into enterprise databases and networks has been plentiful over the last year -- here's a highlight reel
4 Best Practices: Combat Health Data Breaches
News  |  11/1/2012  | 
Senior health IT experts offer tips on how to bolster security and create a culture of privacy and compliance.
Lies We Tell Our CEOs About Database Security
News  |  11/1/2012  | 
South Carolina government executives' response to breach shows how nontech leadership often views security through a distorted lens


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CVE-2019-8933
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-19
In DedeCMS 5.7SP2, attackers can upload a .php file to the uploads/ directory (without being blocked by the Web Application Firewall), and then execute this file, via this sequence of steps: visiting the management page, clicking on the template, clicking on Default Template Management, clicking on ...
CVE-2019-7629
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-18
Stack-based buffer overflow in the strip_vt102_codes function in TinTin++ 2.01.6 and WinTin++ 2.01.6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by sending a long message to the client.
CVE-2019-8919
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-18
The seadroid (aka Seafile Android Client) application through 2.2.13 for Android always uses the same Initialization Vector (IV) with Cipher Block Chaining (CBC) Mode to encrypt private data, making it easier to conduct chosen-plaintext attacks or dictionary attacks.
CVE-2019-8917
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-18
SolarWinds Orion NPM before 12.4 suffers from a SYSTEM remote code execution vulnerability in the OrionModuleEngine service. This service establishes a NetTcpBinding endpoint that allows remote, unauthenticated clients to connect and call publicly exposed methods. The InvokeActionMethod method may b...
CVE-2019-8908
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-18
An issue was discovered in WTCMS 1.0. It allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code by going to the "Setting -> Mailbox configuration -> Registration email template" screen, and uploading an image file, as demonstrated by a .php filename and the "Content-Type: image/g...