Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Mozilla Thunderbird Update Available

Mozilla have released an updated version of their Thunderbird email client containing fixes to security vulnerabilities. Some of the fixed vulnerabilities are categorized as critical.

Affected versions:
Mozilla Thunderbird versions earlier than 52.8

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

Symantec Intelligence Report: April 2018

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

The report can be viewed here.

Friday, May 18, 2018

Google Chrome Updated

Google have released a version 66.0.3359.181 of their Chrome web browser. More information about changes in Google Chrome Releases blog.

Security Patch Available To Adobe Photoshop

Adobe have released new versions of Adobe Photoshop for Windows and Macintosh. These updates resolve a critical vulnerability (CVE-2018-4946) that could lead to code execution in the context of the current user.

Affected versions:
Adobe Photoshop CC 2018 19.1.3 and earlier versions (Windows and macOS)
Adobe Photoshop CC 2018 18.1.2 and earlier versions on Windows and 18.1.3 and earlier on macOS

Instructions for updating are given in related security bulletin.

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 2018.011.20038 and earlier

*Acrobat 2017 and Acrobat Reader 2017
version 2017.011.30079 and earlier

*Acrobat DC and Acrobat Reader DC, classic track
version 2015.006.30417 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.

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Google Chrome Updated

Google have released a version 66.0.3359.170 of their Chrome web browser. New version contains fixes to four security vulnerabilities. More information about changes in Google Chrome Releases blog.

Adobe Connect Update Available

Adobe have released updated versions of Adobe Connect. This update resolves an authentication bypass vulnerability (CVE-2018-4994), which could be exploited to disclose sensitive information.

Affected versions:
- Adobe Connect earlier than 9.7.5

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