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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.

Google Releases Security Update for Chrome

Google has released Chrome version 49.0.2623.87 to address multiple vulnerabilities for Windows, Mac, and Linux. Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the Chrome Releases page and apply the necessary update.

Mozilla Releases Security Updates

Mozilla has released security updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in Firefox and Firefox ESR. Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

Available updates include:

  • Firefox 45
  • Firefox ESR 38.7

Users and administrators are encouraged to review the Mozilla Security Advisories for Firefox and Firefox ESR and apply the necessary updates.

Microsoft Releases March 2016 Security Bulletin

Microsoft has released 13 updates to address vulnerabilities in Microsoft software. Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities could allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Microsoft Security Bulletins MS16-023 through MS16-035 and apply the necessary updates.

Adobe Releases Security Updates for Acrobat, Reader, and Digital Editions

Adobe has released security updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in Acrobat, Reader, and Digital Editions. Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review Adobe Security Bulletins APSB16-09 and APSB16-06 and apply the necessary updates.

ISC Releases Security Updates for DHCP Server

Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) has released security updates to address a vulnerability in versions of ISC Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server. Exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to cause a denial-of-service condition.

Updated versions of ISC DHCP (4.1-ESV-R13 and 4.3.4) will be available soon, and current workarounds are described in ISC Knowledge Base Article AA-01354. US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review this article and apply the necessary updates when available.

Google Releases Security Update for Chrome

Google has released Chrome version 49.0.2623.75 to address multiple vulnerabilities for Windows, Mac, and Linux. Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review the Chrome Releases page and apply the necessary update.

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