Saturday, January 13, 2018

VMware Updates Available

VMware has released security updates to patch use-after-free and integer-overflow vulnerabilities in their virtualization applications.

Affected versions:
- VMware Workstation Pro / Player 14.x versions earlier than 14.1.1
- VMware Workstation Pro / Player 12.x versions earlier than 12.5.9
- VMware Fusion Pro / Fusion 10.x versions earlier than 10.1.1
- VMware Fusion Pro / Fusion 8.x versions earlier than 8.5.10

Further information including updating instructions can be read from VMware's security advisory.

Adobe Flash Player Updated

Adobe have released updated versions of their Flash Player. The new versions fix an important out-of-bounds vulnerability that could lead to information exposure.

Affected versions:
- Users of Adobe Flash Player 28.0.0.126 and earlier versions for Windows should update to Adobe Flash Player 28.0.0.137

- Users of Adobe Flash Player 28.0.0.126 and earlier versions for Macintosh should update to Adobe Flash Player 28.0.0.137

- Users of Adobe Flash Player 28.0.0.126 and earlier versions for Linux should update to Adobe Flash Player 28.0.0.137

- Flash Player integrated with Google Chrome will be updated by Google via Chrome update

- Flash Player integrated with Internet Explorer 11 (on Windows 8.1 and Windows 10) and Microsoft Edge (Windows 10) will be updated via Windows Update


More information can be read from Adobe's security bulletin.

Sunday, January 7, 2018

Symantec Intelligence Report: December 2017

Symantec have published their Intelligence report that sums up the latest threat trends for December 2017.

The report can be viewed here.

New PHP Versions Released

PHP development team has released 7.2.1, 7.1.13, 7.0.27 and 5.6.33 versions of the PHP scripting language. All PHP users are recommended to upgrade their versions to the latest release of the correspondent branch.

Changelogs:
Version 7.2.1
Version 7.1.13
Version 7.0.27
Version 5.6.33

Google Chrome Updated

Google have released a version 63.0.3239.132 of their Chrome web browser. More information about changes in Google Chrome Releases blog.

Mozilla Firefox Updated

Mozilla have released updated version of Firefox browser to address a security vulnerability.

Affected products are:
- Mozilla Firefox earlier than 57.0.4 (advisory)

Fresh version can be obtained via inbuilt updater or by downloading from the product site:
Firefox

Microsoft Security Updates For January 2018

Microsoft have released security updates for January 2018.

Summary of the updates (filter by inserting 12/15/2017 to the From field and 1/3/2018 to the To field) here.