Friday, February 16, 2018

Microsoft Security Updates For February 2018

Microsoft have released security updates for February 2018.

Summary of the updates (filter by inserting 1/10/2018 to the From field and 2/16/2018 to the To field) here.

Google Chrome Updated

Google have released a version 64.0.3282.167 of their Chrome web browser. New version contains a fix to security vulnerability. More information about changes in Google Chrome Releases blog.

Adobe Reader And Acrobat Security Updates

Adobe have released security updates to fix some vulnerabilities in their PDF products, Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat. The vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to take over the affected system.

Affected versions:
*Acrobat DC and Acrobat Reader DC, continuous track
version 2018.009.20050 and earlier

*Acrobat 2017 and Acrobat Reader 2017
version 2017.011.30070 and earlier

*Acrobat DC and Acrobat Reader DC, classic track
version 2015.006.30394 and earlier


Users of vulnerable versions are instructed to update their versions either by using automatic update functionality or by downloading fresh version manually. The default installation configuration runs automatic updates on a regular schedule and can be manually activated by choosing Help > Check for Updates.

Those who want to upgrade manually, can download the latest versions of the links below:
Adobe Reader
Adobe Acrobat

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

Adobe Experience Manager Updated

Adobe has released updated versions of their Experience Manager. Updates fix two vulnerabilities: one important (CVE-2018-4876) and one moderate (CVE-2018-4875) categorized.

Affected are versions 6.0, 6.1, 6.2 and 6.3

More information from the Adobe's security advisory.

Monday, February 12, 2018

Symantec Intelligence Report: January 2018

Symantec have published their Intelligence report that sums up the latest threat trends for January 2018.

The report can be viewed here.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

New PHP Versions Released

PHP development team has released 7.2.2 and 7.1.14 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 7.2.2
Version 7.1.14

Adobe Flash Player Updated

Adobe have released updated versions of their Flash Player. The new versions fix two critical vulnerabilities (CVE-2018-4877 and CVE-2018-4878) that could allow remote execution of arbitrary code.

Affected versions:
- Users of Adobe Flash Player 28.0.0.137 and earlier versions for Windows should update to Adobe Flash Player 28.0.0.161

- Users of Adobe Flash Player 28.0.0.137 and earlier versions for Macintosh should update to Adobe Flash Player 28.0.0.161

- Users of Adobe Flash Player 28.0.0.137 and earlier versions for Linux should update to Adobe Flash Player 28.0.0.161

- 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.