Privilege escalation is the method of exploiting a bug, design flaw or configuration issues in an operating system or software application to gain access to resources that are restricted to be used by other users. An independent researcher Dawid Golunski exposed a privilege escalation vulnerability (CVE-2016-5616/CVE-2016-6663) present in MySQL, MariaDB and PerconaDB databases. This issue […]

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A new massive threat is making its rounds in the security world. A tricky yet nasty piece of ransomware called Fantom. Many organizations are being infected with this ransomware. But luckily, there are definite ways to evade it and also ways to mitigate the damage without letting the troublemakers win. Fantom ransomware is a devious […]

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The following SCAP content has been released to SCAP Repo and SecPod ANCOR. SecPod Saner will automatically pull the relevant content on its next scheduled update. oval:org.secpod.oval:def:38036 CVE-2016-5199 Heap corruption vulnerability in the FFmpeg in Google Chrome via unspecified vectors (Mac OS X) oval:org.secpod.oval:def:38037 CVE-2016-5200 Out of bounds memory access vulnerability in the V8 in […]

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The following SCAP content has been released to SCAP Repo and SecPod ANCOR. SecPod Saner will automatically pull the relevant content on its next scheduled update. oval:org.secpod.oval:def:38023 CVE-2016-6309 Heap based buffer overflow vulnerability due to corrupted larger payloads oval:org.secpod.oval:def:38024 CVE-2016-7053 CMS Null pointer dereference vulnerability while parsing invalid CMS structures oval:org.secpod.oval:def:38025 CVE-2016-7055 Unspecified vulnerability in […]

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The following SCAP content has been released to SCAP Repo and SecPod ANCOR. SecPod Saner will automatically pull the relevant content on its next scheduled update. oval:org.secpod.oval:def:37888 CVE-2016-0026 Elevation of privilege vulnerability in Windows Common Log File System Driver – CVE-2016-0026 oval:org.secpod.oval:def:37897 CVE-2016-7184 Elevation of privilege vulnerability in Windows Common Log File System Driver – […]

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The following SCAP content has been released to SCAP Repo and SecPod ANCOR. SecPod Saner will automatically pull the relevant content on its next scheduled update. oval:org.secpod.oval:def:37886 CVE-2015-8325 CVE-2016-6210 CVE-2016-6515 openssh_advisory9 AIX OpenSSH Vulnerability oval:org.secpod.oval:def:1501593 CVE-2016-3134 CVE-2016-5829 ELSA-2016-3624 ELSA-2016-3624 — Oracle kernel-uek oval:org.secpod.oval:def:1501594 CVE-2016-3134 CVE-2016-5829 ELSA-2016-3623 ELSA-2016-3623 — Oracle kernel-uek_dtrace-modules oval:org.secpod.oval:def:1501595 CVE-2016-3134 CVE-2016-5829 ELSA-2016-3625 ELSA-2016-3625 […]

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