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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


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CVE-2020-15105
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-10
Django Two-Factor Authentication before 1.12, stores the user's password in clear text in the user session (base64-encoded). The password is stored in the session when the user submits their username and password, and is removed once they complete authentication by entering a two-factor authenticati...
CVE-2020-11061
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-10
In Bareos Director less than or equal to 16.2.10, 17.2.9, 18.2.8, and 19.2.7, a heap overflow allows a malicious client to corrupt the director's memory via oversized digest strings sent during initialization of a verify job. Disabling verify jobs mitigates the problem. This issue is also patched in...
CVE-2020-4042
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-10
Bareos before version 19.2.8 and earlier allows a malicious client to communicate with the director without knowledge of the shared secret if the director allows client initiated connection and connects to the client itself. The malicious client can replay the Bareos director's cram-md5 challenge to...
CVE-2020-11081
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-10
osquery before version 4.4.0 enables a priviledge escalation vulnerability. If a Window system is configured with a PATH that contains a user-writable directory then a local user may write a zlib1.dll DLL, which osquery will attempt to load. Since osquery runs with elevated privileges this enables l...
CVE-2020-6114
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-10
An exploitable SQL injection vulnerability exists in the Admin Reports functionality of Glacies IceHRM v26.6.0.OS (Commit bb274de1751ffb9d09482fd2538f9950a94c510a) . A specially crafted HTTP request can cause SQL injection. An attacker can make an authenticated HTTP request to trigger this vulnerabi...