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.

Apple Releases iOS 4

Apple has released iOS 4 for iPhone 3G and later, and iPod touch (2nd generation) and later, to address multiple vulnerabilities across several packages. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, cause a denial-of-service condition, disclose sensitive information, bypass security restrictions, or conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Apple article HT4225 and update to iOS 4 as necessary to help mitigate the risks.

Mozilla Releases Firefox 3.6.4

The Mozilla Foundation has released Firefox 3.6.4 and Firefox 3.5.10 to address multiple vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, cause a denial-of-service condition, obtain sensitive information, or conduct cross-site scripting attacks. Some of these vulnerabilities also affect Thunderbird and SeaMonkey.

Apple Releases iTunes 9.2

Apple has released iTunes 9.2 for Windows systems to address multiple vulnerabilities affecting the ColorSync, ImageIO, and WebKit packages. 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 Apple article HT4220 and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.

Apple Releases Security Update 2010-004 and Mac OS X v10.6.4

Apple has released Security Update 2010-004 and Mac OS X v10.6.4 to address multiple vulnerabilities that affect a number of applications. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, cause a denial-of-service condition, operate with elevated privileges, conduct man-in-the-middle attacks, alter configuration settings, or conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

Adobe Releases Flash 10.1

Adobe has released a Security Bulletin to address vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player 10.0.45.2 and earlier versions and in Adobe AIR 1.5.3.9130 and earlier versions. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial-of-service condition.

Microsoft Windows Help and Support Center Vulnerability

US-CERT is aware of a vulnerability affecting the Mircosoft Windows Help and Support Center. This vulnerability is due to improper sanitization of hcp:// URIs. Exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary commands.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Vulnerability Note VU#578319 and implement the workarounds to help mitigate the risks and reduce attack vectors.

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