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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 Multiple Security Advisories

Cisco has released six security advisories to address vulnerabilities in multiple Cisco products.

Security advisory cisco-sa-20110223-asa, addresses multiple vulnerabilities in Cisco ASA 5500 Series Adaptive Security Appliances. Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities could cause a denial-of-service condition or allow unauthorized file system access.

Security advisory cisco-sa-20110223-fwsm, addresses multiple vulnerabilities in Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM) for Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches and Cisco 7600 Series Routers. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could cause a denial-of-service condition.

Internet System Consortium Releases BIND Advisory

The Internet System Consortium has released an advisory to address a vulnerability affecting BIND versions 9.7.1 through 9.7.2-P3. This vulnerability may allow an attacker to cause a denial-of-service condition.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators using the affected versions of BIND to upgrade to BIND 9.7.3 or check with their software vendor for updated versions. Additional information regarding this vulnerability can be found in US-CERT Vulnerability Note VU#559980.

Oracle Releases Critical Patch Update for Java SE and Java for Business

Oracle has released a Critical Patch Update for Java SE and Java for Business. This update addresses multiple vulnerabilities and contains 21 security fixes.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the Oracle Java SE and Java for Business Critical Patch Update Advisory for February 2011 and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.

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