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Content tagged with Compliance posted in November 2006
New Threats Loom for 2007
News  |  11/30/2006  | 
Password-stealing sites, video malware, and a parasitic comeback top McAfee's list of predicted threats for new year
The 10 Most Overlooked Aspects of Security
News  |  11/29/2006  | 
Think your organization has all its security bases covered? You might think twice after checking out this list
Banking on Security
News  |  11/29/2006  | 
No tellers were harmed, no cash was removed... This social engineer was after logins and passwords
Where the Bugs Are
News  |  11/28/2006  | 
New data from White Hat reveals vulnerabilities in major Web-based applications
The End of Password Post-Its
News  |  11/22/2006  | 
Milliman's new federated identity management architecture protects user IDs, simplifies client interaction
The 10 Most Dangerous Things Users Do Online
News  |  11/17/2006  | 
If your end users only knew how much damage they could cause when they - well, maybe you should send them this article
Study: SQL Server Is Safest DB
News  |  11/16/2006  | 
Research finds significantly fewer vulnerabilities in SQL Server database than in Oracle
Ex-IT Chief Busted for Hacking
News  |  11/16/2006  | 
Could former security-privileged employees be targeting your environment as well?
The Truth About User Privileges
News  |  11/8/2006  | 
Denying your users full system privileges is in style
Attention, Online Shoppers: Where R U?
News  |  11/7/2006  | 
Security worries are slowing online shopping and banking, but consumers should be afraid of that POS instead, Gartner says
NAC-in-the-Box, Jump Up
News  |  11/6/2006  | 
Vernier, ConSentry launch improvements to their Network Access Control appliances
Built-in Headaches
News  |  11/1/2006  | 
PC hardware vendors are building security capabilities into their systems, but those features may present compatibility problems for IT
Kernel Bugs Come Marchin' In
News  |  11/1/2006  | 
Day one of the Month of Kernel Bugs is under way, and an Apple Mac OS X and wireless exploit kicks it off


Manchester United Suffers Cyberattack
Dark Reading Staff 11/23/2020
As 'Anywhere Work' Evolves, Security Will Be Key Challenge
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  11/23/2020
Cloud Security Startup Lightspin Emerges From Stealth
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  11/24/2020
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CVE-2019-20934
PUBLISHED: 2020-11-28
An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.2.6. On NUMA systems, the Linux fair scheduler has a use-after-free in show_numa_stats() because NUMA fault statistics are inappropriately freed, aka CID-16d51a590a8c.
CVE-2020-29368
PUBLISHED: 2020-11-28
An issue was discovered in __split_huge_pmd in mm/huge_memory.c in the Linux kernel before 5.7.5. The copy-on-write implementation can grant unintended write access because of a race condition in a THP mapcount check, aka CID-c444eb564fb1.
CVE-2020-29369
PUBLISHED: 2020-11-28
An issue was discovered in mm/mmap.c in the Linux kernel before 5.7.11. There is a race condition between certain expand functions (expand_downwards and expand_upwards) and page-table free operations from an munmap call, aka CID-246c320a8cfe.
CVE-2020-29370
PUBLISHED: 2020-11-28
An issue was discovered in kmem_cache_alloc_bulk in mm/slub.c in the Linux kernel before 5.5.11. The slowpath lacks the required TID increment, aka CID-fd4d9c7d0c71.
CVE-2020-29371
PUBLISHED: 2020-11-28
An issue was discovered in romfs_dev_read in fs/romfs/storage.c in the Linux kernel before 5.8.4. Uninitialized memory leaks to userspace, aka CID-bcf85fcedfdd.