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June 2010

Firefox 3.6.4 has been released, this version address 7 vulnerabilities which range from critical issues such as denial of service or arbitrary code execution bugs along with a few lower level issues. Below is list of critical vulnerabilities fixed in this version MFSA 2010-30 Integer Overflow in XSLT Node Sorting...
Adobe has released an emergency update that patches at least 17 holes in its Reader and Acrobat applications. Adobe was to release patches on July 13, but since the critical vulnerabilities were actively being exploited, the company released the fixes ahead of time. The fixes address a vulnerability in Windows,...
Looking at the number of unique malwares that we are receiving in our lab on day to day basis, it clearly points to the fact that the cyber crime activity is growing exponentially. I was wondering when this will stop or come under control and the answer unfortunately is at...
Adobe has released a Security Bulletin on the second week of June that lists out vulnerabilities identified for the following software: – Adobe Flash Player 10.0.45.2 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris – Adobe AIR 1.5.3.9130 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh and Linux A total of...
Microsoft has announced that it will discontinue support for Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows 2000 after July 13, 2010. Support for Windows Vista Release to Manufacturing (RTM) has already been discontinued since April 2010. Microsoft has also announced that users with unsupported version of Windows or Service Pack...
The vulnerability for Microsoft Windows Help and Support Center is being exploited in the wild. More information for this vulnerability at http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/2219475.mspx . The vulnerability allows for infecting a Windows system by visiting manipulated web sites, for example (drive-by-download). Microsoft now has released a “Fix It” tool which unregisters the...
Microsoft has released its security bulletin for June 2010. This month Microsoft has released 10 bulletins, addressing total 30 vulnerabilities. Out of the 10 bulletins three bulletins have been rated “Critical” and seven bulletins have been rated “Important”. Six bulletins are related to “Remote Code Execution” vulnerability, three bulletins are...
Adobe has released an update for Adobe Photoshop CS4 to provide remedial measures for the vulnerabilities identified in Adobe Photoshop CS4 11.0.1 and its earlier versions. The vulnerabilities identified in Adobe Photoshop CS4, allows an attacker to take control of an affected system whenever a user opens a malicious file...