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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.

Microsoft Re-Releases Security Update for MS10-025

Microsoft has re-released the security update related to Microsoft security bulletin MS10-025. This vulnerability affects Windows Media Services running on Windows 2000 Server. The original release of this update had been revoked last week because it did not effectively correct the underlying vulnerability.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Microsoft security bulletin MS10-025 and apply the update as necessary to help mitigate the risks. Additional information regarding the re-release of this update can be found in the Microsoft Security Response Center blog.

Microsoft Revokes Security Update

The Microsoft Security Response Center has posted a blog entry indicating that it has revoked the update related to Microsoft security bulletin MS10-025 because it does not effectively correct the underlying vulnerability. This vulnerability affects Windows Media Services running on Windows 2000 Server. The blog entry indicates that Microsoft has targeted a re-release of the update for next week.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the Microsoft Security Response Center blog entry and implement the suggested guidance to help mitigate the risks.

US-CERT will provide additional information as it becomes available.

VideoLAN Releases Security Advisory for VLC Media Player

VideoLAN has released a security advisory to address multiple vulnerabilities in VLC Media Player. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial-of-service condition.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review VideoLAN security advisory VideoLAN-SA-1003 and apply any necessary updates or workarounds to help mitigate the risks.

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