Monday, May 22, 2017

WordPress 4.7.5 Released

There has been released a new version of WordPress (blogging tool and content management system) which contains updates to security vulnerabilities. It's also recommended to check if there are any updates available for WordPress extensions in use. Also, it's recommended to disable those extensions that are not needed.

Affected versions:
WordPress versions earlier than 4.7.5

More information can be read from the WordPress blog.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Google Chrome Updated

Google have released a version 58.0.3029.110 of their Chrome web browser. More information about changes in Google Chrome Releases blog.

New PHP Versions Released

PHP development team has released 7.1.5 and 7.0.19 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 7.1.5
Version 7.0.19

Symantec Intelligence Report: April 2017

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

The report can be viewed here.

Microsoft Security Updates For May 2017

Microsoft have released security updates for May 2017.

Details about the updates can be read from release notes. Summary of the updates (filter by inserting 04/12/2017 to the From field and 05/12/2017 to the To field) here.

Adobe Flash Player Update Available

Adobe have released updated versions of their Flash Player. The new versions fix critical vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.

Affected versions:
- Users of Adobe Flash Player 25.0.0.148 and earlier versions for Windows should update to Adobe Flash Player 25.0.0.171

- Users of Adobe Flash Player 25.0.0.163 and earlier versions for Macintosh should update to Adobe Flash Player 25.0.0.171

- Users of Adobe Flash Player 25.0.0.148 and earlier versions for Linux should update to Adobe Flash Player 25.0.0.171

- 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, May 7, 2017

Updates To Mozilla Firefox Released

Mozilla have released updates to Firefox browser to address a security vulnerability.

Affected products are:
- Mozilla Firefox earlier than ESR 52.1.1
- Mozilla Firefox earlier than 53.0.2


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