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Content tagged with Database Security posted in May 2013
5 Big Database Breaches Of Spring 2013
News  |  5/30/2013  | 
Learning from the most recent impactful breaches of 2013
De-FUD-ing Privileged User Management
Commentary  |  5/24/2013  | 
A helpful contrast shows you what not to do
Myth-Busting SQL- And Other Injection Attacks
News  |  5/21/2013  | 
Black Hat injection-attacks instructor dishes on the complexity of SQL injection and the prevalence of lesser-known injection attacks
Why Database Monitoring?
Commentary  |  5/17/2013  | 
Hoping other people detect your breach before you lose millions is not a good strategy
Boston Children's Hospital Tackles Teen Records Privacy
News  |  5/16/2013  | 
Boston Children's Hospital's pioneering approach would bar parents from seeing sensitive portions of their children's personal health records.
British Universities Given Funds For Cyber Security Program
News  |  5/10/2013  | 
U.K. government provides grants to University of Oxford and Royal Holloway, University of London to fund doctoral programs in cyber security.
Health IT Execs' Top Worries: Security, BYOD, Cloud
News  |  5/9/2013  | 
Personal mobile devices still present huge security challenge, say HIMSS Analytics focus group participants.
10 Reasons SQL Injection Still Works
News  |  5/8/2013  | 
Developer techniques, business process choices, and attacker preferences all play a part in the continued relevance of SQLi


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Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark Reading,  2/20/2018
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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.