Tag Archives: Vulnerabilities & attacks

Oracle plans to fix 40 holes in Java

Oracle is planning Critical security patch update for the Java SE that are going to be released on Tuesday, June 18, 2013. This Critical Patch Update is a collection of patches for multiple security vulnerabilities in Oracle Java SE. This

Study: after one month 93% of users still vulnerable to Java attacks

Websense have released a new report about users and their practices in patching Java vulnerabilities. Having the latest update for your web browser and applying OS patches will not make users safe from Java attacks as Oracle Java needs to be updated

Multiple vulnerabilities in Cisco Video Surveillance Operations Manager

Video conferencing is now becoming a flexible way to have meeting over internet and some magazines are using these systems to record all activities at their shops. this way to track any violation or a problem in their markets. An

Microsoft patches IE Pwn2Own bug

Microsoft announced as part of the traditional Patch Tuesday that it will release nine security bulletins. Two of them are considered critical and the first one is issued to fix vulnerabilities revealed at the last Pwn2Own hacking contest. Multiple browsers

Microsoft Patch Tuesday: Microsoft fixes critical flaws in IE

Microsoft about to release a bunch of security patches for windows operating system. Seven patches are coming to fix four critical vulnerabilities that allow an attacker to execute malicious program on remote system by redirecting victims to a malicious website.

SUDO Auth Bypass Vulnerability

Authentication bypass vulnerability has been discovered in sudo utility, the affected versions are Sudo 1.6.0 through 1.7.10p6 and sudo 1.8.0 through 1.8.6p6 inclusive. The security bug allows an attacker with a physical access to run commands without user’s password. UNIX sudo

Microsoft Plans to fix 57 security bug

Microsoft has issued an advanced notification to fix several security vulnerabilities in windows operating system, Internet explorer web-browser, Office and the .NET framework. The Security bulletins for this month patch Tuesday are intended to eliminate 57 vulnerabilities in Microsoft products.