Posts Tagged ‘patching’

Vulnerability

Patch as Patch Can: All Software is Flawed

By Michelle Drolet It may not be glamorous, but a meticulous patching program is necessary to prevent server and client-side exploits.  HP’s DVLabs and other research based on Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSDV) data  found that several  of today’s successful “Top Ten” vulnerabilities were discovered (and patches were released for them) in the mid-2000s.  Yet [...]

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Secunia PSI 3.0 Gives your PC Better Protection!

Scunia security software company have just released a new version for thier free Personal Security Inspector (PSI). The new Secunia PSI now offers **automated patching** of software which will reduce the chore of individuals keeping software programs secure and up to date. The new version of this free software offers extended automatic patching using the [...]

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Adobe fixes two exploited vulnerabilities

If you are using Adobe product than there is new update that are going to fix two vulnerabilities can be used by attacker to control windows based system remotely. According to Symantec this bug has been exploited since the first of December by sending malicious PDF to infect users and steal sensitive information from unpatched [...]

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Microsoft to fix 23 flaws in October Patch Tuesday security update

Microsoft about to release a new update to fix 23 vulnerabilities on different MS products, this update going to fix several critical vulnerabilities in windows operating system, Internet Explorer, Silverlight and .NET framework. According to the advance notification we find a patch to Microsoft Forefront UAG a security solution that delivers secure remote access to [...]

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60% of Adobe Reader users are Vulnerable

According to Avast Security Company 6 out of 10 Adobe reader users are having a vulnerable version. This because many people think that by enabling automated update on the operating system they are secures. Adobe application is one of the favorite targets for hackers as attacking vulnerable version can lead to compromise all the system [...]

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VMware patches a critical security vulnerability

VMWare has released new patches to address multiple vulnerabilities in the VMWare Hosted products, and ESX. These vulnerabilities may allow the ability to execute on the host server from a guest operating system. Relevant releases : • VMware Workstation 6.5.1 and earlier, • VMware Player 2.5.1 and earlier, • VMware ACE 2.5.1 and earlier, • [...]

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