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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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Dark Reading Staff 5/18/2018
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Chris McDaniels, Chief Information Security Officer of Mosaic451,  5/23/2018
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Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  5/17/2018
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CVE-2018-11415
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-24
SAP Internet Transaction Server (ITS) 6200.X.X has Reflected Cross Site Scripting (XSS) via certain wgate URIs. NOTE: the vendor has reportedly indicated that there will not be any further releases of this product.
CVE-2018-11412
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-24
In the Linux kernel 4.13 through 4.16.11, ext4_read_inline_data() in fs/ext4/inline.c performs a memcpy with an untrusted length value in certain circumstances involving a crafted filesystem that stores the system.data extended attribute value in a dedicated inode.
CVE-2018-11413
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-24
An issue was discovered in BearAdmin 0.5. Remote attackers can download arbitrary files via /admin/databack/download.html?name= directory traversal sequences, as demonstrated by name=../application/database.php to read the MySQL credentials in the configuration.
CVE-2018-11414
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-24
An issue was discovered in BearAdmin 0.5. There is admin/admin_log/index.html?user_id= SQL injection because admin\controller\AdminLog.php constructs a MySQL query improperly.
CVE-2018-10593
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-24
A vulnerability in DB Manager version 3.0.1.0 and previous and PerformA version 3.0.0.0 and previous allows an authorized user with access to a privileged account on a BD Kiestra system (Kiestra TLA, Kiestra WCA, and InoqulA+ specimen processor) to issue SQL commands, which may result in data corrup...