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Content tagged with Database Security posted in June 2012
FTC Takes On Wyndham For Security Lapses
News  |  6/27/2012  | 
Lawsuit alleges deceptive practice in privacy policy following three breaches in two years
Healthcare Patient Data Laws Outdated: Consumers Union
News  |  6/27/2012  | 
Laws covering privacy and security of health data haven't kept pace with changes in health IT, report from Consumers Union and Center for Democracy and Technology says.
6 Biggest Breaches Of 2012 So Far
News  |  6/20/2012  | 
Take stock and learn from the mistakes of others
Johns Hopkins Embraces Single-Sign On Technology
News  |  6/15/2012  | 
Simple badge taps let medical personnel quickly and securely log on to any of the institution's hundreds of publicly accessed hospital workstations.
Expect A Surge In Breaches Following MySQL Vulnerability
News  |  6/13/2012  | 
Vulnerability is so easily attacked and so prevalent that we're bound for a bump in database exposures
6.5 Million LinkedIn Users Possibly Exposed
News  |  6/6/2012  | 
Report now at least partially confirmed by the social network


Microsoft President: Governments Must Cooperate on Cybersecurity
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  11/8/2018
5 Reasons Why Threat Intelligence Doesn't Work
Jonathan Zhang, CEO/Founder of WhoisXML API and TIP,  11/7/2018
Why Password Management and Security Strategies Fall Short
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer,  11/7/2018
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CVE-2018-16470
PUBLISHED: 2018-11-13
There is a possible DoS vulnerability in the multipart parser in Rack before 2.0.6. Specially crafted requests can cause the multipart parser to enter a pathological state, causing the parser to use CPU resources disproportionate to the request size.
CVE-2018-16471
PUBLISHED: 2018-11-13
There is a possible XSS vulnerability in Rack before 2.0.6 and 1.6.11. Carefully crafted requests can impact the data returned by the `scheme` method on `Rack::Request`. Applications that expect the scheme to be limited to 'http' or 'https' and do not escape the return value could be vulnerable to a...
CVE-2018-6980
PUBLISHED: 2018-11-13
VMware vRealize Log Insight (4.7.x before 4.7.1 and 4.6.x before 4.6.2) contains a vulnerability due to improper authorization in the user registration method. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow Admin users with view only permission to perform certain administrative functions which they...
CVE-2018-17614
PUBLISHED: 2018-11-13
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Losant Arduino MQTT Client prior to V2.7. User interaction is not required to exploit this vulnerability. The specific flaw exists within the parsing of MQTT PUBLISH packets. The issue results from th...
CVE-2018-8009
PUBLISHED: 2018-11-13
Apache Hadoop 3.1.0, 3.0.0-alpha to 3.0.2, 2.9.0 to 2.9.1, 2.8.0 to 2.8.4, 2.0.0-alpha to 2.7.6, 0.23.0 to 0.23.11 is exploitable via the zip slip vulnerability in places that accept a zip file.