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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 Security Updates for iOS devices and Apple TV

Apple has released updates for iOS and Apple TV devices to address a vulnerability that allows an attacker with a privileged network position to capture or modify data in protected SSL/TLS sessions.

Updates are available:

  • iOS 6.1.6 for iPhone 3GS and iPod touch 4th generation.
  • iOS 7.0.6 for iPhone 4 and later, iPod touch 5th generation, and iPad 2 and later.
  • Apple TV 6.0.2 for Apple TV 2nd generation and later.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review Apple Support Articles HT6146, HT6147, and HT6148, and apply the necessary updates to help mitigate the risk.

Google Releases Google Chrome Update

Google has released Google Chrome 33.0.1750.117 for Windows, Mac, and Linux to address multiple vulnerabilities, some of which could allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to completely compromise a vulnerable system.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review the Google Chrome Release blog entry and apply the update.

Cisco UCS Director Default Credentials Vulnerability

Cisco has released a security advisory to address a vulnerability in Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) Director. This vulnerability could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to take complete control of the affected device due to a default root user account created during installation. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would provide the attacker with full administrative rights to the system.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the Cisco Security Advisory and apply the update provided to address this vulnerability.


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