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MySQL Zero-Day Allows An Attacker To Take Full Control Of Database

Two zero-day vulnerabilities, CVE-2016-6662 and CVE-2016-6663 that affect all currently supported MySQL versions has been discovered by Polish security researcher, Dawid Golunski. These vulnerabilities allow an attacker to take complete control over the database. While MariaDB and PerconaDB have fixed the vulnerabilities and Oracle has not, the researcher today has gone ahead and published the [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:53:56+00:00 September 12th, 2016|Categories: Zero-Day|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Microsoft Offers Bounties To Find Exploits, Up To $100k

In a week from now, Microsoft will be releasing a public preview of its Windows 8.1 update along with a preview of Internet Explorer 11. Today, Microsoft has posted bounties they're willing to pay to hackers that find and report real exploits in Windows 8.1 and Internet Explorer 11. The bounty program starts on June [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:57:20+00:00 June 19th, 2013|Categories: Security|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments