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Microsoft Releases October Security Bulletin

October 23rd, 2010 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Microsoft has released updates to address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, .NET Framework, Server Software, Office, and Internet Explorer as part of the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for October 2010. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, obtain sensitive information, operate with elevated privileges, cause a denial-of-service condition, or tamper with data.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users and administrators to review the bulletins and follow best-practice security policies to determine which updates should be applied.

Microsoft Releases June Security Bulletin

June 23rd, 2010 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Microsoft has released updates to address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Office, SharePoint, and .NET Framework as part of the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for June 2010. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code or operate with elevated privileges.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users and administrators to review the bulletins and follow best-practice security policies to determine which updates should be applied.

Microsoft Releases February Security Bulletin

March 1st, 2010 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Microsoft has released an update to address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows and Office as part of the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for February 2010. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, cause a denial-of-service condition, or operate with elevated privileges.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users and administrators to review the bulletins and follow best-practice security policies to determine which updates should be applied.

Adobe Releases Security Bulletin for Adobe Reader and Acrobat

October 14th, 2009 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Adobe has republished security bulletin APSB09-015 to address multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader and Acrobat. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, escalate local privileges, or cause a denial-of-service condition.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users and administrators to review Adobe security bulletin APSB09-015 and apply any necessary updates. 

Microsoft Releases October Security Bulletin

October 14th, 2009 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Microsoft has released an update to address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Silverlight, Internet Explorer, .NET Framework, Office, SQL Server, Developer Tools, and Forefront as part of the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for October 2009. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, operate with escalated privileges, cause a denial-of-service condition, or spoof an end user or website.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users and administrators to review the bulletins and follow best-practice security policies to determine which updates should be applied.

Microsoft Releases June Security Bulletin

July 2nd, 2009 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Microsoft has released an update to address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Office, and Internet Explorer as part of the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for June 2009. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, operate with elevated privileges, or obtain sensitive information.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users and administrators to review the bulletins and follow best-practice security policies to determine which updates should be applied. Additional information regarding these vulnerabilities can be found in Technical Cyber Security Alert TA09-160A.

Microsoft Releases Security Advisory (961051)

December 11th, 2008 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Microsoft has released Security Advisory 961051 to address reports of attacks against a new vulnerability in Internet Explorer 7. By convincing a user to view a specially crafted XML document, an attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user. Additionally, Microsoft indicates that it is aware of limited and targeted attacks using this vulnerability.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users to review the Microsoft Security Advisory 961051 and implement any Suggested Actions to help mitigate the risks.

Additional information is available in the Vulnerability Notes database. DarkFiber Consulting will provide further details as they become available.

Microsoft Releases December Security Bulletin

December 9th, 2008 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Microsoft has released updates to address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Office, Internet Explorer, Developer Tools and Software, and Server Software as part of the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for December 2008. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code or escalate privileges.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users and administrators to review the bulletins and follow best-practice security policies to determine which updates should be applied.

Adobe Releases Update for AIR

November 18th, 2008 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Adobe has released a security bulletin to address a vulnerability in Adobe AIR. This vulnerability can be triggered if an Adobe AIR application loads data from an untrusted source. Exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to execute JavaScript code with elevated privileges.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users to review Adobe Security Bulletin APSB08-23 and upgrade to Adobe AIR 1.5 to help mitigate the risks.

VMware Releases Security Advisory VMSA-2008-0018 and Updates VMSA-2008-0016.1

November 10th, 2008 . by DarkFiber Consulting

VMware has released Security Advisory VMSA-2008-0018 and has updated Security Advisory VMSA-2008-0016.1 to address multiple vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to conduct directory traversal attacks, operate with escalated privileges, or obtain sensitive information.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users and administrators to review VMware Security Advisories VMSA-2008-0018 and VMSA-2008-0016.1 and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.

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