Interesting information about patches on things from Chrome to Apple’s OS. 12/9/2010

Interesting information about patches on things from Chrome to Apple’s OS.  See what kinds of security patches were applied this week.

Reprint from Sunbelt Security News 12/9/2010
Threat Level Elevated

Google has posted Chrome 8.0.552.215 to fix a number of vulnerabilities that could allow execution of arbitrary code, denial-of-service attacks, and loss of information or bypass of security.

WordPress has released version 3.0.2 to fix a number of problems including a vulnerability that could allow a malicious operator with author-level privileges to gain access to the site. WordPress notice here:
http://www.sunbeltsecuritynews.com/YVEJ2K/101207-Tiny-URL

Apple has released iOS version 4.2 for the iPad, iPhone, iPod and iPod Touch to fix vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, make a call, launch a denial-of-service attack, gain system privileges or access sensitive information.

Apple has released new versions of Safari (5.0.3 and 4.1.3) to fix vulnerabilities in Safari and WebKit that could allow an intruder to execute arbitrary code or launch a denial-of-service attack.


Recent Updates

Adobe has posted Adobe Reader version 9.4.1 (Windows and Mac).

Apple has issued an update for Mac OS X (v10.6.5).


This Week’s Top 10 Spyware Threats

  1. Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT: Trojan
  2. Trojan-Spy.Win32.Zbot.gen: Trojan
  3. Trojan.Win32.Generic.pak!cobra: Trojan
  4. Trojan.Win32.Generic!SB.0: Trojan
  5. Exploit.PDF-JS.Gen (v): Exploit
  6. INF.Autorun (v): Trojan
  7. Trojan.Win32.Adware: Adware (General)
  8. Worm.Win32.Downad.Gen (v): Worm.W32
  9. Pinball Corporation. (v): Adware (General)
  10. Trojan.Win32.Malware.a: Trojan

Stay on top of all the real-time threats:
http://www.sunbeltsecuritynews.com/YVEJ2K/101208-Real-Time-Threats

A quick summary and links to an interesting news brief posted by the techies at www.end2endsupport.com and if you are looking for good antivirus check out our links for GFI (SunbeltSoftware) Vipre at www.gotavirusbug.com.

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