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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.

Oracle Releases Security Update for Java SE

Oracle has released Java SE 8u77 to address a vulnerability in prior versions of the software. Exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review the Oracle security alert and apply the necessary update.

Cisco Releases Security Updates

Cisco has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple products. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities could allow a remote attacker to create a denial-of-service condition.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the following Cisco Security Advisories and apply the necessary updates:

Apple Releases Multiple Security Updates

Apple has released security updates for iOS, watchOS, tvOS, Xcode, OS X El Capitan, OS X Server 5.1, and Safari to address multiple vulnerabilities. Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

Available updates include:

IC3 Warns That Vehicles Are Increasingly Vulnerable to Remote Exploits

The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has issued an alert warning that modern motor vehicles are increasingly vulnerable to remote attacks. Vehicle owners should take precautions in order to minimize cybersecurity risks to their vehicles. Users are encouraged to review the IC3 Alert for details and recommended security measures.

Symantec Releases Security Update

Symantec has released an update to address vulnerabilities in Symantec Endpoint Protection version 12.1. Exploitation of one of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the Security Advisory from Symantec and apply the necessary update.

VMware Releases Security Updates

VMware has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in VMware vRealize Automation and vRealize Business Advanced and Enterprise. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2016-0003 and apply the necessary updates. 

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