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The US-CERT Current Activity web page is a regularly updated summary of the most frequent, high-impact types of security incidents currently being reported to the US-CERT.

VMware Releases Security Advisory VMSA-2010-0018

VMware has released security advisory VMSA-2010-0018 to address multiple vulnerabilities affecting VMware Workstation, Player, Fusion, ESXi, and ESX. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code or operate with elevated privileges.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review VMware security advisory VMSA-2010-0018 and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.

Internet Systems Consortium BIND Vulnerabilities

The Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) has released three advisories to address multiple vulnerabilities affecting BIND.

The first advisory, CVE-2010-3613, addresses a vulnerability in BIND versions 9.6.2 to 9.6.2-P2, 9.6-ESV to 9.6-ESV-R2, and 9.70 to 9.7.2-P2. This vulnerability exists when cache incorrectly allows an ncache entry and a rrsig for the same type. Exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to cause a denial-of-service condition. Additional information regarding this vulnerability can be found in US-CERT Vulnerability Note VU#706148.

WordPress Releases WordPress 3.0.2

WordPress has released WordPress 3.0.2 to address a vulnerability that may allow a malicious Author-level user to gain further access to the site, to fix multiple software bugs, and to provide additional security enhancements.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the WordPress blog entry regarding the release of WordPress 3.0.2 and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.

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