Database Security Vulnerabilities, A Top 10 List

Monday Jun 7th 2010 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

Database Administrators can help secure their systems with a simple top 10 list of database vulnerabilities.

Application Security Inc. has put out a new TOP 10 list of database vulnerabilities that includes:
  1. Default, Blank & Weak Username/Password
  2. SQL Injections
  3. Extensive User & Group Privilege
  4. Unnecessary Enabled DB Feature
  5. Broken Configuration Management
  6. Buffer Overflows
  7. Privilege Escalation
  8. Denial of Service Attack DoS
  9. Unpatched Databases
  10. Unencrypted sensitive data – at rest and in motion
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