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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-2018-15572
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-20
The spectre_v2_select_mitigation function in arch/x86/kernel/cpu/bugs.c in the Linux kernel before 4.18.1 does not always fill RSB upon a context switch, which makes it easier for attackers to conduct userspace-userspace spectreRSB attacks.
CVE-2018-15573
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-20
** DISPUTED ** An issue was discovered in Reprise License Manager (RLM) through 12.2BL2. Attackers can use the web interface to read and write data to any file on disk (as long as rlm.exe has access to it) via /goform/edit_lf_process with file content in the lfdata parameter and a pathname in the lf...
CVE-2018-15574
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-20
** DISPUTED ** An issue was discovered in the license editor in Reprise License Manager (RLM) through 12.2BL2. It is a cross-site scripting vulnerability in the /goform/edit_lf_get_data lf parameter via GET or POST. NOTE: the vendor has stated "We do not consider this a vulnerability."
CVE-2018-15570
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-20
In waimai Super Cms 20150505, there is stored XSS via the /admin.php/Foodcat/editsave fcname parameter.
CVE-2018-15564
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-20
An issue was discovered in daveismyname simple-cms through 2014-03-11. There is a CSRF vulnerability that can delete any page via admin/?delpage=8.