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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.

Google Chrome Releases 12.0.742.91

Google has released Chrome 12.0.742.91 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame to address multiple vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the Google Chrome Releases blog entry and update to Chrome 12.0.742.91 to help mitigate the security risks.

VideoLAN Releases VLC Media Player 1.1.10

VideoLAN has released VLC Media Player 1.1.10 to address an integer overflow vulnerability in the xspf demuxer. Exploitation of this vulnerability may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the release notes for VLC Media Player 1.1.10 and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.

Oracle Releases Critical Patch Update for June 2011

Oracle released its June Critical Patch Update (CPU) containing 17 security fixes for the following products:

  • JDK and JRE 6 Update 25 and earlier for Windows, Solaris, and Linux
  • JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 29 and earlier for Windows, Solaris, and Linux
  • SDK and JRE 1.4.2_31 and earlier for Windows, Solaris, and Linux
US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory for June 2011 and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.

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