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Content tagged with Database Security posted in February 2012
Why BYOD Doesn't Always Work In Healthcare
Commentary  |  2/28/2012  | 
Security and screen layout problems make it difficult to let clinicians bring their own tablets and smartphones to work.
Strengthening Third-Party Contracts To Lower Breach Risks
News  |  2/22/2012  | 
FTC breach, contract deficiencies highlight importance of including security provisions within technology contracts
Can You Delete A Database?
Commentary  |  2/22/2012  | 
Data and databases keep growing, but there's a security tradeoff
Bad Password Management Exposes Critical Databases
News  |  2/15/2012  | 
Nortel breach shows how poor password management can give away keys to the kingdom
The Financial Industry's Effect On Database Security
Commentary  |  2/15/2012  | 
Security requirements for the financial-services industry differ from other industries
Health Data Breaches Up 97% in 2011
News  |  2/13/2012  | 
Redspin report calls for tougher HIPAA standards, regular security audits, and more employee education.
TigerText Investment To Tighten Up Messaging Security
News  |  2/9/2012  | 
As text messaging among healthcare providers increases, TigerText secures $8.2 million to improve security.
CJIS Rules Not Impossible To Comply With, But It'll Cost Ya
News  |  2/8/2012  | 
Database security and encryption pros say requirements are not unreasonable
A Response To NoSQL Security Concerns
Commentary  |  2/6/2012  | 
Three key takeaways from a recent webcast about database security in the NoSQL database movement
Poisoning The Data Well
News  |  2/1/2012  | 
A Q&A with Forrester's John Kindervag about how encryption makes data worthless to the criminals


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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.