WordPress rolled out a new version of its content management system this morning that addresses a nasty cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability that could ultimately lead to site compromise.
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UPDATE–As if all of the vulnerabilities in Flash and Windows discovered in the Hacking Team document cache and the 193 bugs Oracle fixed last week weren’t enough for organizations to deal with, HP’s Zero Day Initiative has released four new zero days in Internet Explorer Mobile that can lead to remote code execution on Windows Phones.[…]
A new version of Google Chrome is available, and it contains patches for 43 security vulnerabilities, many of them in the high-risk category. Two of the more serious vulnerabilities fixed in Chrome 44 are a pair of universal cross-site scripting bugs. One of the flaws is in blink, the Web layout engine in Chrome. The[…]
Car hacking is a relatively new phenomenon, but it is evolving at a frighteningly quick pace. While just a year or two ago security researchers were still trying to work out exactly how the internal electronics and communications gear in vehicles works, now a pair of researchers has discovered a method to compromise some Chrysler vehicles remotely[…]
Microsoft released an out-of-band patch Monday that addresses a critical remote flaw with the way Adobe Type Manager Library handles OpenType fonts in all versions of Windows.
As the clock winds down on the comment period for the United States government’s proposed implementation of the Wassenaar Arrangement export controls for intrusion software, Google officials say that the rules would have a “significant negative impact” on security research. The Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security has proposed a set of regulations[…]
A slew of routers manufactured in China are fraught with vulnerabilities, some which have existed in products for as long as six years.
An authentication bypass vulnerability in a Siemens device that’s used in energy automation systems could allow an attacker to gain control of the device. The vulnerability is in the Siemens SICAM MIC, a small telecontrol system that performs a number of functions and includes an integrated Web server and several other features. “The devices consist of[…]
Oracle has released its quarterly patch update, which includes fixes for nearly 200 vulnerabilities. The most notable bug fixed in this release is the Java zero day that’s been used in an ongoing attack campaign. The massive release from Oracle has patches for a long list of products, but the Java vulnerabilities are the heart[…]
Security researcher Jordan Wiens was awarded one million miles after submitting a remote code execution bug to United Airlines’ bug bounty program.