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Content tagged with Database Security posted in May 2012
U of Nebraska Breach Highlights Education In Crosshairs
News  |  5/30/2012  | 
Database containing 654,000 exposed through 'targeted' attack
Data Breach Costs Massachusetts Hospital $750K
News  |  5/29/2012  | 
South Shore Hospital pays a hefty $750,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging that it failed to protect personal and confidential patient information.
Delete Data To Delete Risk
News  |  5/16/2012  | 
Smart data-retention policies allow an organization to rid itself of risky data when there's no need to keep it in the database anymore
ONC To Medical Practices: Get A Security Officer
News  |  5/15/2012  | 
An Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology guide calls for medical offices to select a privacy and security officer.
Mass SQL Injections Spike Again
News  |  5/9/2012  | 
Experts warn orgs to keep up with patches and sanitize input to mitigate risks
7 Ways Oracle Puts Database Customers At Risk
News  |  5/2/2012  | 
Oracle's missteps during the TNS Poison disclosure debacle highlights its failures in helping customers secure their databases


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CVE-2020-27974
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-28
NeoPost Mail Accounting Software Pro 5.0.6 allows php/Commun/FUS_SCM_BlockStart.php?code= XSS.
CVE-2020-27975
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-28
osCommerce Phoenix CE before 1.0.5.4 allows admin/define_language.php CSRF.
CVE-2020-27976
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-28
osCommerce Phoenix CE before 1.0.5.4 allows OS command injection remotely. Within admin/mail.php, a from POST parameter can be passed to the application. This affects the PHP mail function, and the sendmail -f option.
CVE-2020-27978
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-28
Shibboleth Identify Provider 3.x before 3.4.6 has a denial of service flaw. A remote unauthenticated attacker can cause a login flow to trigger Java heap exhaustion due to the creation of objects in the Java Servlet container session.
CVE-2020-22552
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-28
The Snap7 server component in version 1.4.1, when an attacker sends a crafted packet with COTP protocol the last-data-unit flag set to No and S7 writes a var function, the Snap7 server will be crashed.