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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.

Mozilla Releases Updates for Firefox, Thunderbird, and Seamonkey

The Mozilla Foundation has released security updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in Firefox, Thunderbird, and Seamonkey. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to obtain sensitive information, cause a denial-of-service condition, execute arbitrary code, or operate with elevated privileges on an affected system.

The following updates are available:

  • Firefox 28
  • Firefox ESR 24.4
  • Thunderbird 24.4
  • Seamonkey 2.25

Users and administrators are encouraged to review the Security Advisories for Firefox, Firefox ESR, Thunderbird, and Seamonkey to determine which updates should be applied to mitigate these risks.

Google Releases Security Updates for Chrome

Google has released security updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in Chrome. Some of these vulnerabilities may lead to memory corruption or arbitrary code execution.

Updates available include:

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the Google Chrome release blog entries and apply the necessary updates.


Ubuntu Releases Security Updates

Ubuntu has released security updates to address a vulnerability in the Mutt E-mail Client for Ubuntu 13.10, 12.10, 12.04 LTS, and 10.04 LTS. This vulnerability may allow an attacker to take control of a system via a crafted email.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2147-1 and apply the appropriate update.


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