Archive for September, 2012

Possible compromised version of phpMyAdmin has been distributed from sourceforge mirrors

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

If you are running phpMyAdmin, and have recently performed an update, you might have a compromised version.  In short, any version that was downloaded from the SourceForge Mirror site – cdnetworks-kr-1 and contains file – server_sync.php. probably contains a backdoor. As this vulnerability is classified as EXTREMELY CRITICAL, I would suggest you verify that no […]

Zero day exploit identified for all current versions of Internet Explorer – IE6-9

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

On Monday, September 17, a zero day exploit was identified for all current versions of Internet Explorer.  Suggestions by many of the security resources were that IE should not be used for accessing the Internet until the vulnerability was addressed.  See the following resources for information: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/advisory/2757760 http://isc.sans.edu/diary.html?storyid=14107 http://secunia.com/advisories/50626/ Update September 20 On Wednesday, September […]

Advance notice of September Microsoft patches – only two to be released for sept 11

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

Microsoft has just sent their advance notice of the patches that are scheduled to be released on September 11, 2012.  There are a total of two patches to be released for September 2012.  Both of the patches are designated as IMPORTANT.  Based on the information currently available, there is no urgency in applying these patches […]