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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.

Cisco Releases Multiple Security Advisories

Cisco has released three security advisories to address vulnerabilities.

Security advisory cisco-sa-20100303-cucm, addresses multiple vulnerabilities in the Cisco Unified Communications Manager which affect the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP), Skinny Client Control Protocol (SCCP), and the Computer Telephony Integration (CTI) Manager services. Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities could result in a denial-of-service condition and an interruption of voice services.

Security advisory cisco-sa-20100303-dmm, addresses multiple vulnerabilities in the Cicso Digital Media Manager (DMM). Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities could allow for information disclosure, unauthorized settings or system configuration changes, and disclosure of default credentials. There are no workarounds for mitigation, and US-CERT will alert users and administrators as updates are made available.

Microsoft Releases Advance Notification for March Security Bulletin

Microsoft has issued a Security Bulletin Advance Notification, indicating that its March release cycle will contain two bulletins. These bulletins will have a severity rating of Important and will be for Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office. Release of these bulletins is scheduled for Tuesday, March 9, 2010.

US-CERT will provide additional information as it becomes available.

U.S. Census Bureau 2010 Census Campaign Warning

US-CERT asks users to be vigilant during the U.S. Census Bureau's 2010 Census campaign and to watch for potential census scams.

According to the U.S. Census 2010 website, they began delivery of the printed census forms to every resident in the United States on March 1, 2010. The only way to complete the census is by filling in the form using pen and ink; in some instances, census takers will be visiting households to complete the form face-to-face. It is important to understand that the U.S. Census Bureau will not, under any circumstances, be providing an online option to complete the 2010 census form.

US-CERT encourages all residents in the United States to take the following measures to protect themselves:

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