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.
The Mozilla Foundation has released security updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in Firefox, Thunderbird, and Seamonkey. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to obtain sensitive information, cause a denial-of-service condition, execute arbitrary code, or operate with elevated privileges on an affected system.
The following updates are available:
- Firefox 28
- Firefox ESR 24.4
- Thunderbird 24.4
- Seamonkey 2.25
Google has released security updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in Chrome. Some of these vulnerabilities may lead to memory corruption or arbitrary code execution.
Updates available include:
- Chrome 33.0.1750.154 for Windows.
- Chrome 33.0.1750.152 for Mac and Linux.
- Chrome 33.0.1750.152 for all Chrome OS devices.
US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the Google Chrome release blog entries and apply the necessary updates.
Ubuntu has released security updates to address a vulnerability in the Mutt E-mail Client for Ubuntu 13.10, 12.10, 12.04 LTS, and 10.04 LTS. This vulnerability may allow an attacker to take control of a system via a crafted email.
Users and administrators are encouraged to review Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2147-1 and apply the appropriate update.