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Sun Releases Updates for Java SE

December 3rd, 2008 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Sun has released updates for Java SE. These updates address multiple security issues in Java Runtime Environment (JRE) and Java SE Development Kit (JDK).
 
Note that the Sun security alerts corresponding to the specific vulnerabilities addressed in this update are not available at the time of this entry.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users to review Java SE 6 Release Notes and apply any necessary updates.

Adobe Releases Security Bulletin for Flash Player

October 17th, 2008 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Adobe has released a Security Bulletin to address multiple security issues in Flash Player. Some of these issues may allow an attacker to conduct clickjacking types of attacks that could enable the camera or microphone through Flash Player. Additional information about clickjacking attacks can be found in a recently posted Current Activity entry.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users and administrators to review the Adobe Security Bulletin and upgrade to Flash Player version 10.0.12.36 to help mitigate the risks.