Friday, December 2, 2016

Google Chrome Updated

Google have released a version 55.0.2883.75 of their Chrome web browser. Among other changes the new version contains 36 security fixes. More information about changes in Google Chrome Releases blog.

Updates To Mozilla Products Released

Mozilla have released updates to Firefox browser and Thunderbird email client to address a critical vulnerability.

Affected products are:
- Mozilla Firefox earlier than 50.0.2
- Mozilla Firefox earlier than ESR 45.5.1
- Mozilla Thunderbird earlier than 45.5.1


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

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

New Version Of Foxit Reader And Foxit PhantomPDF Available

Foxit Software has released version 8.1.1 of their Foxit Reader and Foxit PhantomPDF software. The new versions contains fixes for security vulnerabilities that if exploited may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code in target system.

Affected versions:
Foxit Reader 8.1.0.1013 and earlier (Windows)
Foxit PhantomPDF 8.1.0.1013 and earlier (Windows)

More information can be read here.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Vulnerabilities Fixed In Wireshark

There have been fixed vulnerabilities in Wireshark, free open source program for analyzing network protocols.

Vulnerable are 2.0.x versions 2.0.0-2.0.7 and 2.2.x versions 2.2.0-2.2.1

Non vulnerable version can be downloaded here.

More information can be read from the related advisories:
- wnpa-sec-2016-62
- wnpa-sec-2016-61
- wnpa-sec-2016-60
- wnpa-sec-2016-59
- wnpa-sec-2016-58

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Google Chrome Updated

Google have released updated versions (54.0.2840.99 for Windows, 54.0.2840.98 for Mac, and 54.0.2840.100 on Linux) of their Chrome web browser. Among other changes the new versions contain security vulnerability fixes. More information about changes in Google Chrome Releases blog.

New PHP Versions Released

PHP development team has released 7.0.13 and 5.6.28 versions of the PHP scripting language. New versions contain fixes to vulnerabilities among other fixes. All PHP users are recommended to upgrade their versions to the latest release of the correspondent branch.

Changelogs:
Version 7.0.13
Version 5.6.28

VMware Updates Available

VMware has released security update to patch an out-of-bounds memory access vulnerability (CVE-2016-7461) in their virtualization applications. The vulnerability may allow a guest to execute code on the operating system that runs affected version of Workstation or Fusion.

Affected versions:
- VMware Workstation Pro versions earlier than 12.5.2
- VMware Player versions earlier than 12.5.2
- VMware Fusion and Fusion Pro earlier than 8.5.2

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