OWASP published the latest iteration of its Testing Guide, an informational manual designed to teach developers how to build and maintain secure application.
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The deadline for a syntax change for CVE identifiers is coming on Jan. 13 when the four-digit format will support five or more. Vendors must update vulnerability management products to support the new syntax.
Drupal released an update that patches a moderately critical cross-site scripting vulnerability in its Mollom content and spam moderation module.
UPDATE–There are several unpatched, remotely exploitable vulnerabilities in a number of Schneider Electric’s SCADA products, one of which could be used to perform a shutdown of the SCADA server. Another of the vulnerabilities is an authentication bypass that could give an attacker access to sensitive data. The vulnerabilities affect a variety of Schneider Electric StruxureWare[...]
Third-party payment vendor C&K Systems released details regarding a breach that affected its systems for 18 months and went on to affect customers who shopped at Goodwill.
FreeBSD patched a vulnerability in the way the OS handles TCP packet processing that could lead to a denial-of-service attack on a server.
A relatively new exploit kit that exploits old versions of Adobe Flash, Reader and, Silverlight has begun to make the rounds.
Adobe released a new version of Reader and Acrobat, patching eight security vulnerabilities in the PDF reader. The patches were delayed a weeks because of issues during regression testing.
The researcher who originally discovered the same-origin policy bypass in the Android browser said he reported the vulnerability to Google some time ago, but that the company’s Android security team said it was unable to reproduce the issue.
SNMP-based DDoS attacks spoofing Google’s public recursive DNS server have been spotted by the SANS Internet Storm Center.