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Content tagged with Database Security posted in September 2013
Only Ho-Hum Security Holes Ahead For In-Memory DB
News  |  9/30/2013  | 
Oracle's new performance features shouldn't pose any unique risks, experts say
Medical Device Security: A Work In Progress
News  |  9/30/2013  | 
Healthcare organizations vary widely in how prepared they are to handle breaches of medical devices, says Deloitte report.
The Big Data Is The New Normal
Commentary  |  9/24/2013  | 
Big data, not relational, is the new platform of choice
Database Misconfigurations: Windows To Vulnerable Data
News  |  9/17/2013  | 
Experts recommend developing configuration baselines and regularly comparing database configurations to those standards to prevent configuration drift
Feds Seek To Educate Patients On Info Sharing
News  |  9/17/2013  | 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services offers guidelines and open-source software that healthcare institutions can use to help patients understand what they are agreeing to.
PII And Entitlement Management
Commentary  |  9/9/2013  | 
Data discovery and entitlement tools offer a better alternative to role-based access reports for compliance
Do You Know Where Your Databases Are?
News  |  9/3/2013  | 
Database discovery and important first step to securing sensitive data stores


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CVE-2018-19367
PUBLISHED: 2018-11-20
Portainer through 1.19.2 provides an API endpoint (/api/users/admin/check) to verify that the admin user is already created. This API endpoint will return 404 if admin was not created and 204 if it was already created. Attackers can set an admin password in the 404 case.
CVE-2018-19335
PUBLISHED: 2018-11-20
Google Monorail before 2018-06-07 has a Cross-Site Search (XS-Search) vulnerability because CSV downloads are affected by CSRF, and calculations of download times (for requests with a crafted groupby value) can be used to obtain sensitive information about the content of bug reports.
CVE-2018-19334
PUBLISHED: 2018-11-20
Google Monorail before 2018-05-04 has a Cross-Site Search (XS-Search) vulnerability because CSV downloads are affected by CSRF, and calculations of download times (for requests with an unsupported axis) can be used to obtain sensitive information about the content of bug reports.
CVE-2018-10099
PUBLISHED: 2018-11-20
Google Monorail before 2018-04-04 has a Cross-Site Search (XS-Search) vulnerability because CSV downloads are affected by CSRF, and calculations of download times (for requests with duplicated columns) can be used to obtain sensitive information about the content of bug reports.
CVE-2018-17906
PUBLISHED: 2018-11-19
Philips iSite and IntelliSpace PACS, iSite PACS, all versions, and IntelliSpace PACS, all versions. Default credentials and no authentication within third party software may allow an attacker to compromise a component of the system.