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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-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.