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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-2020-27974
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-28
NeoPost Mail Accounting Software Pro 5.0.6 allows php/Commun/FUS_SCM_BlockStart.php?code= XSS.
CVE-2020-27975
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-28
osCommerce Phoenix CE before 1.0.5.4 allows admin/define_language.php CSRF.
CVE-2020-27976
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-28
osCommerce Phoenix CE before 1.0.5.4 allows OS command injection remotely. Within admin/mail.php, a from POST parameter can be passed to the application. This affects the PHP mail function, and the sendmail -f option.
CVE-2020-27978
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-28
Shibboleth Identify Provider 3.x before 3.4.6 has a denial of service flaw. A remote unauthenticated attacker can cause a login flow to trigger Java heap exhaustion due to the creation of objects in the Java Servlet container session.
CVE-2020-22552
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-28
The Snap7 server component in version 1.4.1, when an attacker sends a crafted packet with COTP protocol the last-data-unit flag set to No and S7 writes a var function, the Snap7 server will be crashed.