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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.

Internet System Consortium releases BIND patches

The Internet System Consortium has released updates for BIND to address a vulnerability in BIND versions 9.4-ESV-R3 and later, 9.6-ESV-R2 and later, 9.6.3, 9.7.1 and later, and 9.8.0 and later. Exploitation of this vulnerability may allow an attacker to cause a denial-of-service condition. Additional information regarding this vulnerability can be found in US-CERT Vulnerability Note VU#795694.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review CVE-2011-1910 and apply the respective patches to help mitigate the risks. Since BIND is often packaged in larger third-party applications or operating system distributions, users and administrators should check with their software vendors for updated versions.

WordPress Releases Version 3.1.3

WordPress has released WordPress 3.1.3 to address multiple vulnerabilities. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the WordPress Codex
document for version 3.1.3 and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.

Cisco Releases Security Advisory for Cisco Internet Streamer

Cisco has released a security advisory to address a vulnerability in the web server component of the Cisco Internet Streamer application, which is part of the Cisco Content Delivery System. This vulnerability may allow an attacker to cause a denial-of-service condition.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Cisco security advisory cisco-sa-20110525-spcdn
and apply any necessary updates or workarounds to help mitigate the risks.

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