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Content tagged with Compliance posted in November 2009
Many Enterprises Still Struggling With Remote Security, Cisco Study Finds
Quick Hits  |  11/23/2009  | 
Businesses still not prepared for mobile devices, operational disruptions, report says
Startup Promises 'Disruptive,' Hardware-Based Endpoint Security Solution
News  |  11/17/2009  | 
InZero box creates 'sandbox' that quarantines malware from PC, inventors say
Only Half Of CEOs Strongly Support Data Security Efforts
Quick Hits  |  11/17/2009  | 
New Ponemon study finds lack of executive buy-in for security, disconnects between IT and security, and U.S. firms less confident of their data security
How To Protect Your Assets When Working With Third Parties
News  |  11/12/2009  | 
A number of insurance products protect against loss arising from IT-related risks
Researchers Building Tools To Clean Up Infected Smart Phones Via The Wireless Network
News  |  11/10/2009  | 
Georgia Tech working on tools for wireless providers to fix compromised phones remotely
Enterprise Adoption Of Social Networking, Collaborative Apps Jumps Worldwide
Quick Hits  |  11/10/2009  | 
Live data gathered from real enterprise networks shows major presence of Twitter, Facebook, SharePoint raises security concerns


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CVE-2018-6705
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
Privilege escalation vulnerability in McAfee Agent (MA) for Linux 5.0.0 through 5.0.6, 5.5.0, and 5.5.1 allows local users to perform arbitrary command execution via specific conditions.
CVE-2018-15717
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
Open Dental before version 18.4 stores user passwords as base64 encoded MD5 hashes.
CVE-2018-15718
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
Open Dental before version 18.4 transmits the entire user database over the network when a remote unathenticated user accesses the command prompt. This allows the attacker to gain access to usernames, password hashes, privilege levels, and more.
CVE-2018-15719
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
Open Dental before version 18.4 installs a mysql database and uses the default credentials of "root" with a blank password. This allows anyone on the network with access to the server to access all database information.
CVE-2018-6704
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
Privilege escalation vulnerability in McAfee Agent (MA) for Linux 5.0.0 through 5.0.6, 5.5.0, and 5.5.1 allows local users to perform arbitrary command execution via specific conditions.