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Content tagged with Database Security posted in February 2013
Segmentation Can Increase Risks If Firewalls Aren't Managed Well
News  |  2/27/2013  | 
The multiplication of internal firewalls to comply with regulations and minimize risk to critical databases and applications has created a rat's nest of firewall configuration issues
Security And Privacy Legal Cases Vie For 2013 Headlines
News  |  2/19/2013  | 
Bottom-line repercussions for database breaches, insider activity, poor access controls, and more
Security Analytics And Big Data
Commentary  |  2/13/2013  | 
Does big data impact security?
Database Encryption Depends On Effective Key Management
News  |  2/12/2013  | 
You wouldn't leave your keys in your car—so don't leave encryption keys stored next to the database
Restarting Database Security
Commentary  |  2/6/2013  | 
Why companies ask for a database security program
Backup Databases: The Data Security Achilles' Heel
News  |  2/5/2013  | 
The same sensitive information on production databases resides on backups -- protect them accordingly


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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.