Archive for October, 2010

Zero day vulnerability for Adobe Reader, Acrobat and Flash – to be patch around November 15th and 9th respectively

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Update – The Adobe flash update is scheduled to be released on Thursday, Nov 4 http://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/adobe-accelerates-patch-schedule-critical-flash-bug-110210 A new version of Adobe Flash is now available. It is version 10.1.102.64 A zero day vulnerability has been identified for Adobe Reader/Acrobat and Flash player. Recommendation for mitigation for AgriLife Customers include not opening PDF files from unknown […]

Firefox vulnerability – currently being exploited – Patch released on Oct 27

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Update – October 28 – late in the day on October 27, a patch was released for the zero day Firefox vulnerability. Please do a check for updates for firefox. A vulnerability has been identified in Firefox and it is currently being exploited.  There is no patch currently available DATE(S) ISSUED:10/26/2010 SUBJECT:Vulnerability in Mozilla Firefox […]

Thinking about connecting via an unsecured wireless – here are some things to consider

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

An open source extension for Firefox was recently announced at the ToorCon hacking conference in San Diego. The tool provides the ability to intercept traffic when connecting via unsecured/public (also known as coffee house) wireless hotspots. The tool known as FireSheep (http://codebutler.github.com/firesheep/ ) allows the wireless user to intercept data from these unsecured network connections.  […]

Update to firefox, seamonkey and thunderbird

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

The Mozilla product set has been updated. Please patch accordingly. MULTI-STATE INFORMATION SHARING AND ANALYSIS CENTER CYBER SECURITY ADVISORY MS-ISAC ADVISORY NUMBER:2010-092 DATE(S) ISSUED:10/20/2010 SUBJECT:Multiple Vulnerabilities in Mozilla Products Could Allow Remote Code Execution OVERVIEW:Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla Thunderbird and Mozilla SeaMonkey applications which could allow remote code execution. Mozilla […]

October Microsoft patches – summary

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

On Tuesday, October 12, Microsoft is scheduled to release the patches for October. From the details provided on http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms10-oct.mspx it appears there will be a significant number of patches. According to Microsoft, there is scheduled to be 16 bulletins for 49 vulnerabilities that will be released on Tuesday. The breakdown for critical vulnerabilities by operating […]