Tag: "updates"

March’s Patch Tuesday

March’s Patch Tuesday

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Today is patch Tuesday for March 2010, and Microsoft has released two security bulletins for this round of updates, neither of which are deemed critical. The second bulletin addresses seven different vulnerabilities across various versions of Microsoft Office Excel.

Six Bulletins in Last Patch Tuesday of 2009

Six Bulletins in Last Patch Tuesday of 2009

Today marks the last Microsoft patch Tuesday of 2009, and Microsoft has released patches to six bulletins: MS09-071 – Vulnerabilities in Internet Authentication Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution (974318) MS09-074 – Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Project Could Allow Remote Code Execution (967183) MS09-072 – Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (976325) MS09-069 – Vulnerability […]

Source: http://laws.qualys.com/lawsblog/2009/04/new-adobe-0-day-vulnerability.html

Adobe to release critical update on patch Tuesday

A new zero-day vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.1.3 has been identified by Chia-Ching Fang and the Taiwanese Information and Communication Security Technology Service Center that allows an attacker to remotely execute arbitrary code. The attack is seeded by providing via e-mail or download a specially crafted PDF file which in current examples will then drop a malware executable as well as an unaffected pdf file.