Archive for April, 2011

Security updates issued for Firefox, Thunderbird and Seamonkey

Friday, April 29th, 2011

On Thursday, April 28, Mozilla released security updates for Firefox, Thunderbird and Seamonkey.  Additional details are available at http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2011/mfsa2011-12.html Title: Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:2.0.1/ 1.9.2.17/ 1.9.1.19) Impact: Critical Announced: April 28, 2011 Products: Firefox, Thunderbird, SeaMonkey   Fixed in: Firefox 4.0.1 Firefox 3.6.17 Firefox 3.5.19 Thunderbird 3.1.10 SeaMonkey 2.0.14

Security and software updates issued for Apple OS-X

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

Apple Operating Systems On Thursday, April 14, Apple issued a patch for OS-X version 10.6.7 (also known as Snow Leopard).  Details of the patch can be obtained at the following URL – http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222.  The patch can be downloaded from – http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1376 In addition to security updates, the patch includes software updates for the following products: […]

New vulnerability identified for Flash

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

Update April 15 2:15 p.m. A new version of flash has been released to address the vulnerabilities recently identified. It is available from the URLs below. The updated version is 10.2.159.1 Previous version was 10.2.153.1 http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/ http://download.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/install_flash_player.exe   A zero day exploit has been identified for Adobe Flash.  As of this time, no patch has […]

Advance notice of April Microsoft patches to be released on April 12

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

Update – April 12 – 2p.m. In the last hour or so, Microsoft and SANs have issued their recommendations on deployment priorities for the April patches. In short, considering the number of patches, what vulnerabilities they address, AND the fact that some of the exploits have been publicly identified, these should be applied to workstations […]

Compromise of Email service provider Epsilon

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

By now, some of you and your customers will have probably received notifications from various vendors regarding the recent compromise of the server run by the e-mail company known as Epsilon.  For those of you who are unaware of the events, I will try to summarize. A company that provides e-mail services to large organizations […]