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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.

Google Releases Chrome 6.0.472.53

Google has released Chrome 6.0.472.53 for Linux, Mac, and Windows to address multiple vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, bypass security restrictions, obtain sensitive information, or conduct spoofing attacks.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the Google Chrome Releases blog entry and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.

VMware Releases Updates for ESX Service Console Packages

VMware has released security updates for multiple third party packages for the ESX Service Console. These updates address vulnerabilities in the perl, krb5, samba, tar, and cpio packages. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, cause a denial-of-service condition, or bypass security restrictions.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review VMware security advisory VMSA-2010-0013 and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.

Cisco Releases Security Advisory for IOS XR Software Border Gateway Protocol

Cisco has released a security advisory to address a vulnerability in the Cisco IOS XR Software Border Gateway Protocol feature. Exploitation of this vulnerability may result in the continuous resetting of BGP peering sessions, which may cause a denial-of-service condition for affected networks.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Cisco security advisory cisco-sa-20100827-bgp and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.

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