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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.

Apple Releases iPhone OS 3.1.3 and iPhone OS 3.1.3 for iPod touch

Apple has released iPhone OS 3.1.3 and iPhone OS 3.1.3 for iPod touch to address vulnerabilities in the CoreAudio, ImageIO, Recovery Mode and WebKit packages. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, cause a denial-of-service condition, or obtain sensitive information.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Apple article HT4013 and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.

Microsoft Releases Security Advisory 980088

Microsoft has released Security Advisory 980088 to alert users of a vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer. The advisory indicates that exploitation of this vulnerability may allow an attacker to harvest user credentials and other sensitive information by enticing users to visit a maliciously crafted web page.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Microsoft Security Advisory 980088 and apply the suggested workarounds of running Internet Explorer in Protected Mode and setting the Internet zone security setting to High to mitigate the risk of unwanted information disclosure.

Cisco Releases Security Advisory for Unified MeetingPlace

Cisco has released a security advisory to address multiple vulnerabilities in Unified MeetingPlace. These vulnerabilities may allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information, manipulate configuration data, create unauthorized accounts, operate with elevated privileges or cause a denial-of-service condition.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Cisco security advisory cisco-sa-20100127-mp and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.

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