Month: November 2006

  • Weak of Oracle Bugs

    [This was originally published on the OSVDB blog.] No, not a typo. A couple weeks back, Argeniss “was proud to announce that we are starting on December the “Week of Oracle Database Bugs” (WoODB).” A couple days ago they abruptly called off the WoODB with the following message: We are sad to announce that due […]

  • SANS Top 20 Report – Deja Vu

    [This was originally published on the OSVDB blog.] I previously blogged about the SANS Top 20 List in a pretty negative fashion. The list started off as the “Top 10 Vulnerabilities” and quickly expanded into the Top 20 Vulnerabilities. Even last year (2005), they were still calling it a “Top 20 Vulnerabilities” list when it […]

  • Month of Kernel Bugs (MoKB)

    [This was originally published on the OSVDB blog.] First it was the Month of Browser Bugs (MoBB), now it is the Month of Kernel Bugs (MoKB). When I first read about it, I immediately thought of thirty odd entries about Linux Kernel Local DoS conditions. My pessimism is born out of the numerous local DoS […]