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Content posted in June 2011
Mass-Meshing A Gumblar Creation
Commentary  |  6/30/2011  | 
Who doesn't love a new buzzword? 'Mass-meshing' is a new term that describes an old problem first presented by the Gumblar attacks in 2009
New Metasploit Tools Help Find Security Blind Spots
Commentary  |  6/27/2011  | 
Upcoming vSploit modules for the Metasploit Framework imitate compromised or vulnerable hosts in the network
Are LulzSec, Anonymous The Pissed-Off Canary In The Coal Mine?
Commentary  |  6/24/2011  | 
LulzSec and Anonymous could be doing the world a favor by showcasing weak systems, and their actions suggest these systems and others like them could have been compromised for months by those wanting to do harm
The End Is Near For Paid Antivirus On PCs
Commentary  |  6/22/2011  | 
The rise of free but "good enough" software spells an end to the days of having to pay for PC antivirus software.
Leaps Of Faith
Commentary  |  6/20/2011  | 
Mobile is more secure than the browser realm because most mobile transactions are conducted through applications, not the browser
Advanced Exploitation Of Flash Vulnerability In The Wild
Commentary  |  6/19/2011  | 
New Flash exploit is extremely effective against the security technologies that many depend on for shelter -- is this a sign of things to come?
How Fast Should Companies Come Clean On Breaches?
Commentary  |  6/17/2011  | 
Disclosing them too quickly can compromise investigations, security experts warn.
WAFs Have Benefits, But Are Not A Security Cure-all
Commentary  |  6/15/2011  | 
WAFs can provide a good layer of defense against attacks, but they can't solve all Web app-sec problems the way vendors would like you to think
Time To Replace Your Backup Application?
Commentary  |  6/15/2011  | 
More than half of large organizations say they'll consider a new backup system during the next three years. Here's how to get the timing right.
Apple And Building For Security
Commentary  |  6/10/2011  | 
Apple is planning on building what might not only be one of the most beautiful buildings, but one of the most secure as well
Big Data A Big Backup Challenge
Commentary  |  6/10/2011  | 
Backing up Big Data requires a system that is fast, cost effective, and reliable. These are conflicting terms in the world of storage.
Schwartz On Security: Confused By RSA's Clarification?
Commentary  |  6/8/2011  | 
While RSA has offered to replace some tokens, many customers still don't know how or why their SecurID tokens may pose a security risk.
IPv6 Graduation Day
Commentary  |  6/8/2011  | 
Big Bird, Google, and Facebook participate in first high-profile test flight of new IP protocol amid DDoS threat backdrop
The Truth Will Set You Free
Commentary  |  6/7/2011  | 
We seem to have a problem in the security space: telling the truth, which makes crisis communications a pretty valuable skill moving forward
How To Design A 100 Year Data Retention Strategy
Commentary  |  6/3/2011  | 
A cost effective hardware strategy is only the first step, a process and software strategy is vital to identifying for retention and moving it from primary storage.
Logging Isn't Hard -- Getting Started Is
Commentary  |  6/2/2011  | 
The biggest hurdle for SMBs with logging is taking the first step
Schwartz On Security: Your Medical Records At Risk
Commentary  |  6/1/2011  | 
The current, voluntary approach to HIPAA data security rules hasn't resulted in adequate security for electronic protected health information.


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CVE-2022-45343
PUBLISHED: 2022-11-29
GPAC v2.1-DEV-rev478-g696e6f868-master was discovered to contain a heap use-after-free via the Q_IsTypeOn function at /gpac/src/bifs/unquantize.c.
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PUBLISHED: 2022-11-29
Apache Fineract allowed an authenticated user to perform remote code execution due to a path traversal vulnerability in a file upload component of Apache Fineract, allowing an attacker to run remote code. This issue affects Apache Fineract version 1.8.0 and prior versions. We recommend users to upgr...
CVE-2022-46146
PUBLISHED: 2022-11-29
Prometheus Exporter Toolkit is a utility package to build exporters. Prior to versions 0.7.2 and 0.8.2, i someone has access to a Prometheus web.yml file and users' bcrypted passwords, they can bypass security by poisoning the built-in authentication cache. Versions 0.7.2 and 0.8.2 contain a fix for...
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PUBLISHED: 2022-11-29
The blog-post creation functionality in the Amasty Blog Pro 2.10.3 plugin for Magento 2 allows injection of JavaScript code in the short_content and full_content fields, leading to XSS attacks against admin panel users via posts/preview or posts/save.
CVE-2022-4202
PUBLISHED: 2022-11-29
A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in GPAC 2.1-DEV-rev490-g68064e101-master. Affected is the function lsr_translate_coords of the file laser/lsr_dec.c. The manipulation leads to integer overflow. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploit has been disclose...