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Content tagged with Compliance posted in February 2013
Sharpening Endpoint Security
News  |  2/28/2013  | 
PCI Council Offers Clarity On Cloud, Mobile Issues
News  |  2/21/2013  | 
Two new documents released by the council offer guidance on merchant responsibility for cardholder data stored in the cloud, as well as data processed through mobile point-of-sale devices
The Road To Hell Is Authenticated By Facebook
Commentary  |  2/20/2013  | 
OAuth allows us to log into many sites using familiar credentials, from Twitter, Facebook, Google or Microsoft. The main author of the original OAuth 1.0 spec says these giants took it and made OAuth 2.0 a monstrous, complex, and insecure mess that has already brought us significant vulnerabilities
Lessons Learned From A Decade Of Vulnerabilities
News  |  2/20/2013  | 
A pair of reports look at the trends in vulnerability disclosure over a decade or more. Here are four lessons from the data on more than 50,000 flaws
Good News From Google: Account Hijacking Down
Quick Hits  |  2/19/2013  | 
How Google is verifying logins, getting results
5 Overlooked Cloud-Based Compliance Dangers
Commentary  |  2/19/2013  | 
Fully understanding risks helps avoid expensive surprises later
More Intelligent Services Help Rein In Security Policies
News  |  2/15/2013  | 
From managed services to threat intelligence, companies are using security services to create better policies, as well as manage and tune existing ones
New Security Industry Alliance, Startup Company Promise Revolution In Authentication
News  |  2/13/2013  | 
Fast IDentity Online Alliance, Nok Nok Labs attack password problem with proposed standard protocol
7 Routes To Reducing The Compliance 'Tax'
News  |  2/8/2013  | 
Complying with security standards and regulations is a cost of doing business, but through smart practices that cost doesn't have to be so high
Microsoft, Symantec Team, Topple Bamital Botnet
News  |  2/7/2013  | 
More than 8 million users were infected by the now-crippled click-fraud botnet over the past two years -- but can the botnet make a comeback?
BlackBerry Works With Trend Micro To Expand Third-Party App Protection For Customers
News  |  2/4/2013  | 
Collaboration will incorporate the Trend Micro Mobile Application Reputation Service with BlackBerry’s current internal, proprietary system for analyzing applications


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Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  12/12/2018
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CVE-2018-20201
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-18
There is a stack-based buffer over-read in the jsfNameFromString function of jsflash.c in Espruino 2V00, leading to a denial of service or possibly unspecified other impact via a crafted js file.
CVE-2018-20194
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-18
There is a stack-based buffer underflow in the third instance of the calculate_gain function in libfaad/sbr_hfadj.c in Freeware Advanced Audio Decoder 2 (FAAD2) 2.8.8. A crafted input will lead to a denial of service or possibly unspecified other impact because limiting the additional noise energy l...
CVE-2018-20195
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-18
A NULL pointer dereference was discovered in ic_predict of libfaad/ic_predict.c in Freeware Advanced Audio Decoder 2 (FAAD2) 2.8.8. The vulnerability causes a segmentation fault and application crash, which leads to denial of service.
CVE-2018-20196
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-18
There is a stack-based buffer overflow in the third instance of the calculate_gain function in libfaad/sbr_hfadj.c in Freeware Advanced Audio Decoder 2 (FAAD2) 2.8.8. A crafted input will lead to a denial of service or possibly unspecified other impact because the S_M array is mishandled.
CVE-2018-20197
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-18
There is a stack-based buffer underflow in the third instance of the calculate_gain function in libfaad/sbr_hfadj.c in Freeware Advanced Audio Decoder 2 (FAAD2) 2.8.8. A crafted input will lead to a denial of service or possibly unspecified other impact because limiting the additional noise energy l...