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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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Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  8/15/2018
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Dark Reading Staff 8/17/2018
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CVE-2018-15594
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-20
arch/x86/kernel/paravirt.c in the Linux kernel before 4.18.1 mishandles certain indirect calls, which makes it easier for attackers to conduct Spectre-v2 attacks against paravirtual guests.
CVE-2018-15572
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-20
The spectre_v2_select_mitigation function in arch/x86/kernel/cpu/bugs.c in the Linux kernel before 4.18.1 does not always fill RSB upon a context switch, which makes it easier for attackers to conduct userspace-userspace spectreRSB attacks.
CVE-2018-15573
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-20
** DISPUTED ** An issue was discovered in Reprise License Manager (RLM) through 12.2BL2. Attackers can use the web interface to read and write data to any file on disk (as long as rlm.exe has access to it) via /goform/edit_lf_process with file content in the lfdata parameter and a pathname in the lf...
CVE-2018-15574
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-20
** DISPUTED ** An issue was discovered in the license editor in Reprise License Manager (RLM) through 12.2BL2. It is a cross-site scripting vulnerability in the /goform/edit_lf_get_data lf parameter via GET or POST. NOTE: the vendor has stated "We do not consider this a vulnerability."
CVE-2018-15570
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-20
In waimai Super Cms 20150505, there is stored XSS via the /admin.php/Foodcat/editsave fcname parameter.