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Content tagged with Compliance posted in October 2006
HSPD-12's Toothless Deadline
News  |  10/27/2006  | 
US federal government's mandate for physical and logical security plagued by confusion, lack of funding
Mending Holes in the Blogosphere
News  |  10/27/2006  | 
Free Vox blogging service controls JavaScript, lets bloggers set privacy controls
Microsoft Promises Open Email Security
News  |  10/23/2006  | 
Microsoft pulled its Sender ID email authentication protocol under its OSP program to promote development of the once-controversial spec
Phishers' Catch: Better Than Expected
News  |  10/19/2006  | 
A new study from the University of Indiana indicates that phishers are more successful at catching users than most industry estimates suggest
ISPs Plan Security Push
News  |  10/18/2006  | 
New opportunities, public criticism drive service providers to develop more comprehensive security services
CSRF Vulnerability: A 'Sleeping Giant'
News  |  10/17/2006  | 
A mostly unknown Web vulnerability called Cross-Site Request Forgery could be the next attack vector on your Website
Power Pay
News  |  10/13/2006  | 
As the 2006 holiday season looms, retailers consider bypassing credit cards in favor of more secure online payment options
Anti-Malware Tools Trip Up IE7 Install
News  |  10/13/2006  | 
Temporarily disable your anti-malware apps before installing new Internet Explorer, says Microsoft
A-Listing Your Apps
News  |  10/12/2006  | 
Enterprises enlist app whitelisting to combat malware and unauthorized tools, but the approach has a dark side
Low-Cost PCs Pose Risk
News  |  10/9/2006  | 
Benefactors look to secure millions of identical computers to be unleashed in One Laptop Per Child initiative
Diebold Disses Democracy
News  |  10/9/2006  | 
Technologists may be surprised by how far things can get off track when the law embraces bad security ideas for no apparent reason
A Secure Channel for Customers
News  |  10/6/2006  | 
A startup is developing the means to bypass phishers and hackers with a secure link to clients


Microsoft, Mastercard Aim to Change Identity Management
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  12/3/2018
Windows 10 Security Questions Prove Easy for Attackers to Exploit
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  12/5/2018
Starwood Breach Reaction Focuses on 4-Year Dwell
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  12/5/2018
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CVE-2018-20000
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-10
Apereo Bedework bw-webdav before 4.0.3 allows XXE attacks, as demonstrated by an invite-reply document that reads a local file, related to webdav/servlet/common/MethodBase.java and webdav/servlet/common/PostRequestPars.java.
CVE-2018-20001
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-10
In Libav 12.3, there is a floating point exception in the range_decode_culshift function (called from range_decode_bits) in libavcodec/apedec.c that will lead to remote denial of service via crafted input.
CVE-2018-20002
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-10
The _bfd_generic_read_minisymbols function in syms.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.31, has a memory leak via a crafted ELF file, leading to a denial of service (memory consumption), as demonstrated by nm.
CVE-2018-19991
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-10
VeryNginx 0.3.3 allows remote attackers to bypass the Web Application Firewall feature because there is no error handler (for get_uri_args or get_post_args) to block the API misuse described in CVE-2018-9230.
CVE-2018-19653
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-09
HashiCorp Consul 0.5.1 through 1.4.0 can use cleartext agent-to-agent RPC communication because the verify_outgoing setting is improperly documented. NOTE: the vendor has provided reconfiguration steps that do not require a software upgrade.