Oracle Apps Track DB Weaknesses

December 18, 2003

[From eWeek]

Oracle Corp.'s warning of a major vulnerability in its enterprise DBMS has placed database security under the microscope and led some customers to consider the role of third-party developers for database auditing and vulnerability assessment needs.

Less than four months after Microsoft Corp.'s SQL Server database management system was slammed by the second worm this year, Oracle early this month alerted its customers to an Open Secure Sockets Layer protocol vulnerability in its database and application server software.

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