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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.

Mozilla Releases Firefox 3.6.4

The Mozilla Foundation has released Firefox 3.6.4 and Firefox 3.5.10 to address multiple vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, cause a denial-of-service condition, obtain sensitive information, or conduct cross-site scripting attacks. Some of these vulnerabilities also affect Thunderbird and SeaMonkey.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the security advisories for Firefox 3.6 and Firefox 3.5 and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.

Apple Releases iTunes 9.2

Apple has released iTunes 9.2 for Windows systems to address multiple vulnerabilities affecting the ColorSync, ImageIO, and WebKit packages. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial-of-service condition.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Apple article HT4220 and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.

Apple Releases Security Update 2010-004 and Mac OS X v10.6.4

Apple has released Security Update 2010-004 and Mac OS X v10.6.4 to address multiple vulnerabilities that affect a number of applications. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, cause a denial-of-service condition, operate with elevated privileges, conduct man-in-the-middle attacks, alter configuration settings, or conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

Note that these Apple updates include Adobe Flash Player plugin version 10.0.45.2, which contains vulnerabilities previously identified in Adobe Security Bulletin APSB10-14. The Adobe Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) has published a blog entry recommending that Mac OS X users upgrade to the latest version of the Flash Player (version 10.1.53.64) after applying these Apple updates.

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