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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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NeoPost Mail Accounting Software Pro 5.0.6 allows php/Commun/FUS_SCM_BlockStart.php?code= XSS.
CVE-2020-27975
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-28
osCommerce Phoenix CE before 1.0.5.4 allows admin/define_language.php CSRF.
CVE-2020-27976
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-28
osCommerce Phoenix CE before 1.0.5.4 allows OS command injection remotely. Within admin/mail.php, a from POST parameter can be passed to the application. This affects the PHP mail function, and the sendmail -f option.
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PUBLISHED: 2020-10-28
Shibboleth Identify Provider 3.x before 3.4.6 has a denial of service flaw. A remote unauthenticated attacker can cause a login flow to trigger Java heap exhaustion due to the creation of objects in the Java Servlet container session.
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PUBLISHED: 2020-10-28
The Snap7 server component in version 1.4.1, when an attacker sends a crafted packet with COTP protocol the last-data-unit flag set to No and S7 writes a var function, the Snap7 server will be crashed.