Several new versions of PHP have been released, fixing a number of security vulnerabilities and other bugs in the popular scripting language. PHP 5.6.5 is the newest version of the language, and it has patches for a handful of vulnerabilities, including a use-after-free flaw that could lead to remote code execution in some cases. “Sapi/cgi/cgi_main.c in[…]
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Three unpatched Apple OS X vulnerabilities were disclosed by Google’s Project Zero research team. Project Zero discloses if a bug is not patched within 90 days of reporting it to the affected vendor.
Google released version 40 of the Chrome browser, patching 62 vulnerabilities, including close to two-dozen critical memory corruption flaws.
UPDATE–Adobe has released an emergency update for Flash to address a zero-day vulnerability that is being actively exploited. The company also is looking into reports of exploits for a separate Flash bug not fixed in the new release, which is being used in attacks by the Angler exploit kit. The vulnerability that Adobe patched Thursday is[…]
Mozilla announced the availability of a meta referrer header in Firefox 36 beta. The meta referrer provides users with policy options limiting the personal data sent in web requests.
The dangerous Angler exploit kit has a new piece of ammunition to use in its attacks: a fresh Adobe Flash zero-day vulnerability.
A researcher has developed a bypass for Microsoft’s latest memory corruption mitigations in Internet Explorer, Heap Isolation and Delay Free.
Two flaws in Schneider Electric’s ETG3000 FactoryCast HMI Gateway allow unauthenticated remote access to the device’s FTP server and configuration file.
Oracle’s January 2015 Critical Patch update includes a fix for a backdoor found in the Oracle E-Business Suite by researcher David Litchfield. The patch is among 169 released in the CPU.
Ubuntu has released a number of patches for security vulnerabilities in several versions of the OS, including some remote code execution flaws in Thunderbird, which is included with Ubuntu. Thunderbird is Mozilla’s email client, and the company recently fixed several memory corruption vulnerabilities, along with a cross-site request forgery bug and a flaw that could lead to[…]