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Content tagged with Cloud posted in March 2013
Should Cloud Providers Secure Their Outbound Traffic?
News  |  3/29/2013  | 
As attackers focus on using hosted or virtual servers to power their denial-of-service attacks, calls for a cleaner cloud may become louder
Beware Smartphone Lurkers: Cloud Storage File Remnants
News  |  3/19/2013  | 
Security investigators recovered Box, Dropbox and SugarSync files and unique file IDs, via forensic dump of iPhone and Android smartphone memory.
Cloud Providers Work To Disperse Points Of Failure
News  |  3/15/2013  | 
Outages at CloudFlare and Microsoft's Azure in the past month underscore that widespread chaos can be the result of a weak point in cloud infrastructure
Bromium Founders Detail Life After Xen
News  |  3/13/2013  | 
Xen hypervisor team regroups to craft what they claim is a unique take on the problem of IT security.
Desktops-As-A-Service Boost Security, But Beware
News  |  3/5/2013  | 
At RSA session, panelists argue that companies can better protect sensitive data and systems by using virtual desktop infrastructure, but warn that everything relies on the quality of the hypervisor


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CVE-2021-31547
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-22
An issue was discovered in the AbuseFilter extension for MediaWiki through 1.35.2. Its AbuseFilterCheckMatch API reveals suppressed edits and usernames to unprivileged users through the iteration of crafted AbuseFilter rules.
CVE-2021-31548
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-22
An issue was discovered in the AbuseFilter extension for MediaWiki through 1.35.2. A MediaWiki user who is partially blocked or was unsuccessfully blocked could bypass AbuseFilter and have their edits completed.
CVE-2021-31549
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-22
An issue was discovered in the AbuseFilter extension for MediaWiki through 1.35.2. The Special:AbuseFilter/examine form allowed for the disclosure of suppressed MediaWiki usernames to unprivileged users.
CVE-2021-31550
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-22
An issue was discovered in the CommentBox extension for MediaWiki through 1.35.2. Via crafted configuration variables, a malicious actor could introduce XSS payloads into various layers.
CVE-2021-31551
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-22
An issue was discovered in the PageForms extension for MediaWiki through 1.35.2. Crafted payloads for Token-related query parameters allowed for XSS on certain PageForms-managed MediaWiki pages.