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These updates address critical vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player 11.1.102.62 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris, Adobe Flash Player 11.1.115.6 and earlier versions for Android 4.x and Adobe Flash Player 11.1.111.6 and earlier versions for Android 3.x and 2.x. These vulnerabilities could cause a crash and potentially...
A critical vulnerability has been identified in Adobe Reader X (10.1.1) and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh and in Adobe Acrobat X (10.1.1) and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh. These vulnerabilities could cause the application to crash and potentially allow an attacker to gain control of the affected...
Microsoft has released seven bulletins covering a total of eight vulnerabilities. Only one issue is rated ‘Critical’ and it affects Windows Media. The remaining issues affect Windows, the kernel and Microsoft’s Anti-Cross Site Scripting library. The following vulnerabilities are rated “Critical”: MS12-004 – Vulnerabilities in Windows Media Could Allow Remote...
Google Chrome has released a new version, 16.0.912.75, to fix three high severity security issues. The details about these issues can be found at: http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2012/01/stable-channel-update.html Most users will get automatically updated to the latest Chrome version. It is recommended to apply this update if you don’t have version 16.0.912.75.
It has been observed that cybercriminals are using the name of the North Korean leader Kim Jong-II after his death to target Internet users. Attackers are achieving this by spamming malicious emails containing specially crafted PDF files named “BriefintroductionofKim-Jong-il.pdf” This PDF file has been found to exploit CVE-2010-2883 and CVE-2010-3333...
Microsoft has released an out-of-band bulletin MS11-100 addressing four vulnerabilities. The bulletin is rated by Microsoft as critical and the vulnerabilities are listed as below: – Collisions in HashTable May Cause DoS Vulnerability (CVE-2011-3414) – Insecure Redirect in .NET Form Authentication Vulnerability (CVE-2011-3415) – ASP.Net Forms Authentication Bypass Vulnerability (CVE-2011-3416)...
It is seen that more and more people are creating websites to market their products. This is a wise move since running your own website will certainly help in getting more customers to purchase your products. But unfortunately, in addition to the customers, hackers too are attracted towards such websites....
Microsoft has released only four bulletins covering a total of four vulnerabilities in its monthly security update. One of the bulletins is rated “Critical” while two are rated “Important” and the remaining one is rated “Moderate.” The only ‘Critical’ rated issue affects the Windows TCP/IP stack. It can potentially be...
Mozilla announced today the official release of Firefox 8, a new version of the popular open source web browser. The modest update introduces a few new features and brings a number of minor improvements to the browser’s underlying HTML renderer. The built-in search box in Firefox’s navigation toolbar has been...