CVE-2018-11490

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CVE-2018-11490 is a vulnerability that affects the OpenEMR software, which is an open-source electronic health records (EHR) management system. The vulnerability is caused by improper handling of user input, which can lead to SQL injection attacks. Specifically, an attacker can exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary SQL queries on the backend database and potentially access sensitive patient information. The vulnerability was first reported on May 1, 2018, and assigned CVE-2018-11490 on June 6, 2018. The OpenEMR project team released a patch for the vulnerability on May 8, 2018, and advised all users to update their installations as soon as possible. However, it is unclear how many organizations using OpenEMR were affected by the vulnerability or whether any attacks exploiting the vulnerability were successful. In conclusion, CVE-2018-11490 was a serious vulnerability in the OpenEMR EHR management system that could have exposed sensitive patient information to unauthorized users. The OpenEMR project team quickly released a patch for the vulnerability, but it is unclear how many organizations using OpenEMR were affected or whether any attacks exploiting the vulnerability were successful. It highlights the importance of promptly addressing security vulnerabilities in software to prevent potential data breaches and other security incidents.
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