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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,  6/13/2019
Can Your Patching Strategy Keep Up with the Demands of Open Source?
Tim Mackey, Principal Security Strategist, CyRC, at Synopsys,  6/18/2019
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CVE-2019-3896
PUBLISHED: 2019-06-19
A double-free can happen in idr_remove_all() in lib/idr.c in the Linux kernel 2.6 branch. An unprivileged local attacker can use this flaw for a privilege escalation or for a system crash and a denial of service (DoS).
CVE-2019-3954
PUBLISHED: 2019-06-19
Stack-based buffer overflow in Advantech WebAccess/SCADA 8.4.0 allows a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code by sending a crafted IOCTL 81024 RPC call.
CVE-2019-10085
PUBLISHED: 2019-06-19
In Apache Allura prior to 1.11.0, a vulnerability exists for stored XSS on the user dropdown selector when creating or editing tickets. The XSS executes when a user engages with that dropdown on that page.
CVE-2019-11038
PUBLISHED: 2019-06-19
When using gdImageCreateFromXbm() function of gd extension in versions 7.1.x below 7.1.30, 7.2.x below 7.2.19 and 7.3.x below 7.3.6, it is possible to supply data that will cause the function to use the value of uninitialized variable. This may lead to disclosing contents of the stack that has been ...
CVE-2019-11039
PUBLISHED: 2019-06-19
Function iconv_mime_decode_headers() in versions 7.1.x below 7.1.30, 7.2.x below 7.2.19 and 7.3.x below 7.3.6 may perform out-of-buffer read due to integer overflow when parsing MIME headers. This may lead to information disclosure or crash.