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Content tagged with Database Security posted in April 2010
PCI: Data Token Alternatives
Commentary  |  4/20/2010  | 
When a merchant cannot -- or will not -- replace credit card numbers with tokens provided by its payment processor, how does it secure it database to be PCI-compliant?
Sun MySQL Head Joins EnterpriseDB
News  |  4/12/2010  | 
Karen Padir, a key software leader at Sun Microsystems, has joined Oracle's competition, open source EnterpriseDB.
PCI Database Security Primer
Commentary  |  4/6/2010  | 
I have written a lot about compliance in that past three months, but most of the guidance has been generic. Now I want to talk about database security specifically in relation to the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard, and consider compliance more from an architectural standpoint as opposed to a tools- or policy-based perspective.


Election Websites, Back-End Systems Most at Risk of Cyberattack in Midterms
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  8/14/2018
Intel Reveals New Spectre-Like Vulnerability
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  8/15/2018
Australian Teen Hacked Apple Network
Dark Reading Staff 8/17/2018
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CVE-2018-15504
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-18
An issue was discovered in Embedthis GoAhead before 4.0.1 and Appweb before 7.0.2. The server mishandles some HTTP request fields associated with time, which results in a NULL pointer dereference, as demonstrated by If-Modified-Since or If-Unmodified-Since with a month greater than 11.
CVE-2018-15505
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-18
An issue was discovered in Embedthis GoAhead before 4.0.1 and Appweb before 7.0.2. An HTTP POST request with a specially crafted "Host" header field may cause a NULL pointer dereference and thus cause a denial of service, as demonstrated by the lack of a trailing ']' character in an IPv6 a...
CVE-2018-15492
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-18
A vulnerability in the lservnt.exe component of Sentinel License Manager version 8.5.3.35 (fixed in 8.5.3.2403) causes UDP amplification.
CVE-2018-15494
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-18
In Dojo Toolkit before 1.14, there is unescaped string injection in dojox/Grid/DataGrid.
CVE-2018-15495
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-18
/filemanager/upload.php in Responsive FileManager before 9.13.3 allows Directory Traversal and SSRF because the url parameter is used directly in a curl_exec call, as demonstrated by a file:///etc/passwd value.