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Microsoft Releases Advanced Notification for July Security Bulletin

July 14th, 2008 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Microsoft has issued a Security Bulletin Advance Notification indicating that its July release cycle will contain four bulletins which all will have a severity rating of Important. The notification states that these Important bulletins are for Microsoft Windows, Microsoft SQL Server, and Microsoft Exchange Server. Release of these bulletins is scheduled for Tuesday, July 8.

DarkFiber Consulting will provide additional information as it becomes available.

Apple Releases Security Updates for iPhone and iPod touch

July 14th, 2008 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Apple has released iPhone v2.0 and iPod touch v2.0 to address multiple vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities affect CFNetwork, Kernel, Safari, and WebKit. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, obtain sensitive information, spoof websites, conduct cross-site scripting attacks or cause a denial-of-service condition.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users to review Apple Article HT2351 and apply any necessary updates.

Microsoft Releases July Security Bulletin

July 14th, 2008 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Microsoft has released updates to address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows and SQL Server as part of the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for July 2008. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, redirect network traffic to a malicious location, or access the system with elevated privileges.

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