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Content tagged with Compliance posted in September 2013
Conflicting Challenges Put Top Execs Between A Rock And A Hard Place
Quick Hits  |  9/27/2013  | 
Paradoxes in security goals, practices create conundrums for decision makers, (ISC)2 study finds
Protecting The Network From Bring-Your-Own Vulnerabilities
News  |  9/25/2013  | 
Companies that allow employees to use their own devices for work inherit their employees' vulnerabilities. How should companies secure networks in the age of BYOD?
You Are Not Over Budget -- You Underestimated
Commentary  |  9/25/2013  | 
When forces align to underfund IT projects, they guarantee an ugly finish
Spikes Launches AirGap Enterprise To Eliminate Malware Pandemic From Entering The Enterprise
News  |  9/24/2013  | 
Solution resides in the network DMZ rather than on end user devices
3 Steps To Secure Your Business In A Post-Signature World
News  |  9/18/2013  | 
From fully undetectable malware to low-volume targeted trojans, digital threats frequently do not have a signature, but companies can still prepare
Study: Enterprises Fail To Test End User Awareness Training, Password Policies
Quick Hits  |  9/18/2013  | 
Most enterprises don't adequately test users on security training, policy, Rapid7 study says
New, Advanced Banking Trojan Discovered In The Wild
Quick Hits  |  9/5/2013  | 
New "Hesperbot" Trojan targets online banking users in Europe, Turkey


WebAuthn, FIDO2 Infuse Browsers, Platforms with Strong Authentication
John Fontana, Standards & Identity Analyst, Yubico,  9/19/2018
Turn the NIST Cybersecurity Framework into Reality: 5 Steps
Mukul Kumar & Anupam Sahai, CISO & VP of Cyber Practice and VP Product Management, Cavirin Systems,  9/20/2018
NSS Labs Files Antitrust Suit Against Symantec, CrowdStrike, ESET, AMTSO
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  9/19/2018
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CVE-2018-17437
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-24
Memory leak in the H5O_dtype_decode_helper() function in H5Odtype.c in the HDF HDF5 through 1.10.3 library allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted HDF5 file.
CVE-2018-17438
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-24
A SIGFPE signal is raised in the function H5D__select_io() of H5Dselect.c in the HDF HDF5 through 1.10.3 library during an attempted parse of a crafted HDF file, because of incorrect protection against division by zero. It could allow a remote denial of service attack.
CVE-2018-17439
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-24
An issue was discovered in the HDF HDF5 1.10.3 library. There is a stack-based buffer overflow in the function H5S_extent_get_dims() in H5S.c. Specifically, this issue occurs while converting an HDF5 file to a GIF file.
CVE-2018-17432
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-24
A NULL pointer dereference in H5O_sdspace_encode() in H5Osdspace.c in the HDF HDF5 through 1.10.3 library allows attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted HDF5 file.
CVE-2018-17433
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-24
A heap-based buffer overflow in ReadGifImageDesc() in gifread.c in the HDF HDF5 through 1.10.3 library allows attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted HDF5 file. This issue was triggered while converting a GIF file to an HDF file.