Posts Tagged ‘patch’

Bypassing Lockscreen Vulnerability on Ubuntu 14.04 Patched

On the 16th of April a vulnerability report has been issued for Ubuntu operating system that allow user to bypass lock screen interface password protection. The system can be accessed without authorization, payload or any code while all what you need to do is just to hold the ENTER button which seems to be unusual [...]

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BSOD after Windows patch Tuesday

Microsoft alerted about an issue in the security update detected after installing KB2823324, the bulletin MS13-036 comes to fix several  vulnerabilities but after installing the patch some users were not able to normally boot the operating system. According to Microsoft blog post: “We are aware that some of our customers may be experiencing difficulties after [...]

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Microsoft patches IE Pwn2Own bug

Microsoft announced as part of the traditional Patch Tuesday that it will release nine security bulletins. Two of them are considered critical and the first one is issued to fix vulnerabilities revealed at the last Pwn2Own hacking contest. Multiple browsers were subject to attacks during CanSecWest March 2013. Google Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer. Vupen [...]

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False Positive Alert Among Microsoft Patches

Microsoft have released this week new patches that contain 9 bulletin and to fix four critical vulnerabilities. The four critical bugs are as follows: MS12-008 Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2660465)  This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability and a publicly disclosed vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The more severe [...]

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Microsoft Plans few security patches for next week

Microsoft issued an advance notification for their next patch Tuesday which include seven bulletins that affect all operating systems and Microsoft Developer Tools.  Vulnerabilities Severity Rating are critical to important and most of them require restart of the operating system. The critical one allow an attacker to run a remote code execution on windows media [...]

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Secunia PSI makes your patches a piece of cake

Vulnerabilities exists in all platforms and systems, if you are using any application you need to have the latest version to be sure that there is no bug risks working with it. If we are talking about security than this may affect the availability of this application so any vulnerability can crash ,  confidentiality of [...]

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Microsoft About to Fix 22 Flaws on Next Patch Tuesday

Microsoft about to release on 9th of August a larger scale software update with 13 patches that will fix 22 vulnerabilities. Two of the 13 bulletins for this month’s Patch Tuesday were rated “critical” by Microsoft, the highest threat ranking in its four-step system. Nine were pegged “important” and the remaining pair were labeled “moderate.” [...]

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