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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-2017-0290
Published: 2017-05-09
NScript in mpengine in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine with Engine Version before 1.1.13704.0, as used in Windows Defender and other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (type confusion and application crash) via crafted JavaScript code within ...

CVE-2016-10369
Published: 2017-05-08
unixsocket.c in lxterminal through 0.3.0 insecurely uses /tmp for a socket file, allowing a local user to cause a denial of service (preventing terminal launch), or possibly have other impact (bypassing terminal access control).

CVE-2016-8202
Published: 2017-05-08
A privilege escalation vulnerability in Brocade Fibre Channel SAN products running Brocade Fabric OS (FOS) releases earlier than v7.4.1d and v8.0.1b could allow an authenticated attacker to elevate the privileges of user accounts accessing the system via command line interface. With affected version...

CVE-2016-8209
Published: 2017-05-08
Improper checks for unusual or exceptional conditions in Brocade NetIron 05.8.00 and later releases up to and including 06.1.00, when the Management Module is continuously scanned on port 22, may allow attackers to cause a denial of service (crash and reload) of the management module.

CVE-2017-0890
Published: 2017-05-08
Nextcloud Server before 11.0.3 is vulnerable to an inadequate escaping leading to a XSS vulnerability in the search module. To be exploitable a user has to write or paste malicious content into the search dialogue.