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US-CERT Current Activity



A regularly updated summary of the most frequent, high-impact security incidents currently being reported to the US-CERT.



 



Google Releases Security Update for Chrome

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 16:35:23 +0000

Original release date: September 30, 2016

Google has released Chrome version 53.0.2785.143 to address multiple vulnerabilities for Windows, Mac, and Linux. 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 Chrome Releases page and apply the necessary update.


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ISC Releases Security Updates for BIND

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:31:57 +0000

Original release date: September 27, 2016

The Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) has released updates that address a vulnerability in BIND. Exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to cause a denial-of-service condition.

Available updates include:

  • BIND 9 version 9.9.9-P3
  • BIND 9 version 9.10.4-P3
  • BIND 9 version 9.11.0rc3
  • BIND 9 version 9.9.9-S5

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review ISC Knowledge Base Article AA-01419 and apply the necessary updates.


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OpenSSL Releases Security Updates

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 19:13:17 +0000

Original release date: September 23, 2016 | Last revised: September 26, 2016

OpenSSL has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in previous versions. Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to cause a denial-of-service condition.

Available updates include:

  • OpenSSL 1.1.0b for 1.1.0 users
  • OpenSSL 1.0.2j for 1.0.2i users
  • OpenSSL 1.0.1u for 1.0.1 users *

Users and administrators are encouraged to review the OpenSSL Security Advisory and apply the necessary updates.

* Please see this previous Security Advisory for information on 1.0.1u.


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FTC Releases Data Breach Recovery and Prevention Video

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 17:21:38 +0000

Original release date: September 22, 2016

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released a step-by-step video to users whose personal information may have been exposed in a data breach. This video provides instruction on how to report an incident and develop a personal recovery plan after a data breach has occurred.

US-CERT encourages users to review the FTC blog and US-CERT Tips on Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks, Safeguarding Your Data, and Protecting Your Privacy for more information.


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Drupal Releases Security Advisory

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:49:43 +0000

Original release date: September 21, 2016

Drupal has released an advisory to address vulnerabilities in Drupal core 8.x versions prior to 8.1.10. Exploitation of one of these vulnerabilities could allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review Drupal's Security Advisory and apply the necessary update.


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Cisco Releases Security Updates

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:36:43 +0000

Original release date: September 21, 2016

Cisco has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple products. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

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


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Mozilla Releases Security Updates

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 21:02:28 +0000

Original release date: September 20, 2016

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 49
  • Firefox ESR 45.4

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


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Apple Releases Security Updates

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 19:56:55 +0000

Original release date: September 20, 2016

Apple has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in macOS Server, macOS Sierra, Safari, and iCloud for Windows. 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 Apple security pages for macOS Server, macOS Sierra, Safari, and iCloud for Windows and apply the necessary updates.


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Cisco Releases Security Updates

Sat, 17 Sep 2016 01:31:59 +0000

Original release date: September 16, 2016

Cisco has released security updates to address a vulnerability in several products. Exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information from an affected system.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review the Cisco Security Advisory and apply the necessary updates.


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