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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.

Microsoft Revokes Security Update

The Microsoft Security Response Center has posted a blog entry indicating that it has revoked the update related to Microsoft security bulletin MS10-025 because it does not effectively correct the underlying vulnerability. This vulnerability affects Windows Media Services running on Windows 2000 Server. The blog entry indicates that Microsoft has targeted a re-release of the update for next week.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the Microsoft Security Response Center blog entry and implement the suggested guidance to help mitigate the risks.

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

VideoLAN Releases Security Advisory for VLC Media Player

VideoLAN has released a security advisory to address multiple vulnerabilities in VLC Media Player. 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 VideoLAN security advisory VideoLAN-SA-1003 and apply any necessary updates or workarounds to help mitigate the risks.

Cisco Releases Security Advisory for Small Business Video Surveillance Cameras and 4-Port Gigabit Security Routers

Cisco has released a security advisory to address a vulnerability that affects Cisco Small Business Video Surveillance Cameras and Cisco RVS4000 4-Port Gigabit Security Routers. This vulnerability may allow an unprivileged user to gain full administrative access on the device or obtain sensitive information.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Cisco security advisory cisco-sa-20100421-vsc and apply any necessary updates or workarounds to help mitigate the risks.

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