Archive | September 2016

Apple Security Updates

Apple has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in macOS Server, macOS Sierra, Safari, and iCloud for Windows. Exploitation of one of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the Apple security pages for MacOS Server , MacOS Sierra, Safari, and iCloud for Windows and apply the necessary updates.

Adobe Security Bulletin Released

flashAdobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player for Windows, Macintosh and Linux. These updates address vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.  User should as always apply Adobe Flash updates ASAP.

Security update for Firefox 49

Mozilla has released an update for Firefox 49 with eighteen fixes, four of which are listed as Critical including a highly scrutinized flaw in its automated update process for add-ons in Firefox, specifically around the expiration of certificate pins. The vulnerability allowed the interception of browser traffic which could lead to remote code execution.