Original release date: February 17, 2016 GNU glibc contains a buffer overflow vulnerability in the DNS resolver. Exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system. Users and administrators are encouraged to review Vulnerability Note VU#457759 and the glibc Project Notification for additional details and to refer to their respective Linux or Unix-based OS vendor for an appropriate patch
Original release date: February 09, 2016 Microsoft has released 13 updates to address vulnerabilities in Microsoft software.
Original release date: February 09, 2016 Adobe has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in Connect, Experience Manager, Flash Player, and Photoshop CC and Bridge CC. Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system. Users and administrators are encouraged to review Adobe Security Bulletins APSB16-07 , APSB16-05 , APSB16-04 APSB16-03 , and apply the necessary updates.
Original release date: February 04, 2016 Some Comodo Chromodo browser versions (22.214.171.1242, 126.96.36.1991, and possibly earlier) are vulnerable to cross-domain attacks. When a user of a vulnerable Chromodo browser visits a specially crafted web page, an attacker may obtain access to web content from another domain.
Original release date: January 29, 2016 The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has upgraded its IdentityTheft.gov site to provide improved help to victims of identity theft. Enhancements include more personalized response plans for consumers, automatic generation of documents to aid in recovery, and better integration of the site with the FTC’s consumer complaint system
Original release date: January 25, 2016 The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released the tenth in a series of tips intended to help the public protect personal and financial data online and at home. This tip describes steps tax preparers can take to protect sensitive information. Recommendations include conducting a full scan of all computer drives and files, making sure that tax preparers’ security software updates automatically, and using robust security software that helps block malware and viruses
Original release date: January 25, 2016 The US-CERT Cyber Security Bulletin provides a summary of new vulnerabilities that have been recorded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) National Vulnerability Database (NVD) in the past week. The NVD is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) / United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT).
Original release date: January 19, 2016 Apple has released security updates for iOS, OS X El Capitan, and Safari to address multiple vulnerabilities.