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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 Security Updates

Cisco has released security updates to address several Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) vulnerabilities in its IOS and IOS XE software. A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the Cisco Security Advisory and apply the necessary updates.

Juniper Releases ScreenOS Security Update

Juniper has released ScreenOS 6.3.0r24 to address multiple cross-site scripting vulnerabilities found in prior versions. An attacker could exploit one of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Juniper’s Security Bulletin and update all affected ScreenOS versions.

Samba Releases Security Updates

The Samba Team has released security updates that address a vulnerability in all versions of Samba from 4.0.0 onward using embedded Heimdal Kerberos. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Samba's Security Announcement and apply the necessary updates, or refer to their Linux or Unix-based OS vendors for appropriate patches.

Microsoft Releases July 2017 Security Updates

Microsoft has released updates to address vulnerabilities in Microsoft software. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of a system.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Microsoft's July 2017 Security Update Summary and Deployment Information and apply the necessary updates.

Adobe Releases Security Updates

Adobe has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Connect. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review Adobe Security Bulletins APSB17-21 and APSB17-22 and apply the necessary updates.

FTC Releases Alert on Charity Scams

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released an alert on charity scams. Recent acts of fraud include solicitations from scammers requesting payment to claim a sweepstakes prize. Anytime someone asks you to pay to obtain a prize, it is a scam.

US-CERT encourages consumers to refer to the FTC Alert and the US-CERT Tip on Real-World Warnings Keep You Safe Online for more information.

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