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Content tagged with Compliance posted in March 2012
Lesson From Pwn2Own: Focus On Exploitability
News  |  3/29/2012  | 
Talented programmers can create attack code quickly, suggesting that firms need to focus on patching easily exploitable -- not just exploited -- flaws
Someone Left The Keys In Your Compliance System
Commentary  |  3/29/2012  | 
Information security is at the mercy of your entire staff's habits
Deja Vu: Reincarnated Botnet Struck Down
News  |  3/28/2012  | 
Researchers at Kaspersky Lab, CrowdStrike, and Dell SecureWorks intercept bots from infamous spamming botnet -- but this time without the help of Microsoft and its legal team
FTP Ubiquitous And Dangerously Noncompliant
News  |  3/26/2012  | 
Its ease of use and prevalence notwithstanding, old-fashioned FTP introduces compliance and security risks
Microsoft, Financial Partners Seize Servers Used In Zeus Botnets
News  |  3/26/2012  | 
Most Zeus operations still untouched, but a noticeable dip in Zeus botnet activity spotted by one botnet-monitoring organization
Technology Cannot Solve All Your People Problems
Commentary  |  3/22/2012  | 
Too many in business assume compliance is primarily a technology issue
Tech Insight: Getting A Handle On BYOD -- And Jailbroken Phones
News  |  3/16/2012  | 
Rolling out a mobile device management (MDM) solution is one option, but just how much control should you impose?
What's Next For Certificate Technology?
Quick Hits  |  3/16/2012  | 
The recent rash of breaches among certificate authorities has left a bad taste in enterprises' mouths. What's wrong with the technology, and how is it changing?
Nobody Cares About HIPAA
Commentary  |  3/15/2012  | 
Compliance in many organizations is seen as only a costly inconvenience
Malicious Proxies May Become Standard Fare
News  |  3/13/2012  | 
DNSChanger shows that funneling infected network traffic to central servers can enable massive fraud, but the technique has significant weaknesses, as well
Keeping Compliance Costs Down With Data Classification
News  |  3/12/2012  | 
Know what data is where to reduce compliance burden
Cloud Brokers Seek To Simplify, Secure Services
News  |  3/12/2012  | 
An original aim of the cloud was to simplify corporate infrastructure, but having a multitude of services has made networks complex and hard to manage. Can adding a third party make the cloud more secure?
Six Things Management Needs To Better Understand About Compliance
Commentary  |  3/8/2012  | 
It may be boring or scary to management, but compliance is ultimately their burden to bear
Don't Let Data Drive Your Compliance Efforts
News  |  3/5/2012  | 
Compliance continues to be a driver for many security programs, but not necessarily for the right reason, says former NSA analyst and current Accuvant GRC guru Doug Landoll in an interview at the RSA Conference
Chrome Shines Bright In Controversial Security Fight
News  |  3/2/2012  | 
The major browsers have all made solid strides in security in the past few years, but Chrome's sandbox makes Google's browser a harder target, researchers say


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There is an issue on grub2 before version 2.06 at function read_section_as_string(). It expects a font name to be at max UINT32_MAX - 1 length in bytes but it doesn't verify it before proceed with buffer allocation to read the value from the font value. An attacker may leverage that by crafting a ma...
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There is an issue with grub2 before version 2.06 while handling symlink on ext filesystems. A filesystem containing a symbolic link with an inode size of UINT32_MAX causes an arithmetic overflow leading to a zero-sized memory allocation with subsequent heap-based buffer overflow.
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PUBLISHED: 2020-07-31
Spring Integration framework provides Kryo Codec implementations as an alternative for Java (de)serialization. When Kryo is configured with default options, all unregistered classes are resolved on demand. This leads to the "deserialization gadgets" exploit when provided data contains mali...
CVE-2020-5414
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-31
VMware Tanzu Application Service for VMs (2.7.x versions prior to 2.7.19, 2.8.x versions prior to 2.8.13, and 2.9.x versions prior to 2.9.7) contains an App Autoscaler that logs the UAA admin password. This credential is redacted on VMware Tanzu Operations Manager; however, the unredacted logs are a...
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VMware GemFire versions prior to 9.10.0, 9.9.1, 9.8.5, and 9.7.5, and VMware Tanzu GemFire for VMs versions prior to 1.11.0, 1.10.1, 1.9.2, and 1.8.2, contain a JMX service available to the network which does not properly restrict input. A remote authenticated malicious user may request against the ...