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Microsoft addresses 42 bugs in four bulletins on Patch Tuesday

Microsoft addresses 42 bugs in four bulletins on Patch Tuesday

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One bulletin is deemed critical and addresses 37 vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer that enable remote code execution.

Microsoft plans four patches, one critical, for Patch Tuesday

Microsoft plans four patches, one critical, for Patch Tuesday

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The sole critical patch this month will address remote code execution issues in Internet Explorer.

Firefox 32 includes public key pinning, fixes critical vulnerabilities

Firefox 32 includes public key pinning, fixes critical vulnerabilities

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Mozilla enabled public key pinning support in Firefox 32 primarily as a way to defend against man-in-the-middle attacks.

Microsoft reissues problematic update

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The MS14-045 update caused some users' systems to crash, and in response, Microsoft pulled the update.

Bug in iOS Instagram app fixed, impacts Facebook accounts

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The vulnerability comes into play when Instagram users search for Facebook friends to "follow."

Adobe plugs critical Flash Player vulnerabilities

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On Tuesday, Adobe released fixes for seven critical bugs in its Flash Player plug-in.

On Patch Tuesday, Microsoft releases nine patches for 37 bugs

On Patch Tuesday, Microsoft releases nine patches for 37 bugs

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The tech giant's monthly security update includes two critical patches for IE and Windows.

Microsoft previews nine bulletins, critical fixes for Windows, IE ahead

Microsoft previews nine bulletins, critical fixes for Windows, IE ahead

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Two critical fixes from the tech giant will plug RCE bugs impacting Windows and IE users.

Firefox 31 plugs critical memory safety bugs

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In total, Firefox 31 brings 11 patches for several flaws affecting the web browser.

Severe RCE vulnerability affects several Cisco products

Severe RCE vulnerability affects several Cisco products

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An RCE vulnerability existing in several Cisco Wireless Residential Gateway products can be exploited to serve up fraudulent advertisements and deliver malware.

Oracle: Java on Windows XP will still get security updates

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Oracle, the maker of the popular Java plug-in, recently confirmed the details.

Oracle releases 113 bug fixes in Critical Patch Update

Oracle releases 113 bug fixes in Critical Patch Update

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The most critical flaws were in Java and Oracle Database Server.

Adobe addresses three vulnerabilities, Flash Player deemed critical

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Adobe's patches address three vulnerabilities, including a critical bug in Flash Player that could be exploited to steal sensitive information.

Microsoft addresses 29 bugs in IE, Windows, with six bulletins

Microsoft addresses 29 bugs in IE, Windows, with six bulletins

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In its monthly Patch Tuesday update, Microsoft plugged a slew of critical bugs in Internet Explorer that could allow remote code execution.

Microsoft plans six Patch Tuesday fixes, RCE bugs in 'critical' batch

Microsoft plans six Patch Tuesday fixes, RCE bugs in 'critical' batch

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Remote code execution (RCE) flaws in Windows and IE will receive top priority this month.

Apple updates address flaws in Mavericks, Safari, iOS, and Apple TV

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Apple addressed various vulnerabilities in Mavericks, Safari, iOS and Apple TV, several of which can enable arbitrary code execution.

Google patches buffer overflow flaw in Android KeyStore service

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The serious buffer overflow vulnerability affects Android 4.3, or devices running Jelly Bean.

PayPal addresses two-factor authentication bypass

PayPal addresses two-factor authentication bypass

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A vulnerability exists that allows anyone with legitimate account credentials to bypass two-factor authentication on some of PayPal's mobile applications.

2012 RCE bug is still highly exploited in targeted attacks, Trend Micro finds

2012 RCE bug is still highly exploited in targeted attacks, Trend Micro finds

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A patch was issued for CVE-2012-0158 in April 2012, but Trend Micro found that it is the most commonly exploited vulnerability related to targeted attacks in the second half of 2013.

Denial-of-service vulnerability addressed in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine update

Denial-of-service vulnerability addressed in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine update

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Microsoft issued an update to its Malware Protection Engine in order to fix a vulnerability that could enable a denial-of-service.

Patch Tuesday brings major IE overhaul, 66 bugs fixed in total

Patch Tuesday brings major IE overhaul, 66 bugs fixed in total

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A cumulative security update for Internet Explorer, addressing 59 bugs, was pegged as the top priority patch in the bunch.

Adobe release addresses six bugs, Flash Player a high priority

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Adobe is urging users running Windows and Macintosh operating systems to download the critical Flash Player update.

Microsoft preps seven fixes, two critical, for Patch Tuesday release

Microsoft preps seven fixes, two critical, for Patch Tuesday release

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The critical patches will remediate remote code execute (RCE) bugs in Windows, IE, Office and Microsoft Lync.

Seven vulnerabilities addressed in OpenSSL update, one enables MitM attack

Seven vulnerabilities addressed in OpenSSL update, one enables MitM attack

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Seven vulnerabilities were addressed in a Thursday OpenSSL update, but experts do not believe that any are as threatening as the Heartbleed bug.

Apple addresses memory corruption bugs with Safari updates

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On Wednesday, the tech giant made Safari 6.1.4 and Safari 7.0.4 available to individuals running its Lion, Lion Server, Mountain Lion and Mavericks operating systems.

Apple quickly releases iTunes 11.2.1 to address issues in 11.2

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Apple released a flawed iTunes 11.2 along with OS X 10.9.3 last week, prompting the popular technology company to release iTunes 11.2.1 nearly a day later.

Three fixes included in Google Chrome update

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The latest update of the Stable channel of Google Chrome was released on Tuesday and contains three high-priority security fixes.

Microsoft pushes eight fixes for 13 bugs in Windows, IE and Office

Microsoft pushes eight fixes for 13 bugs in Windows, IE and Office

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On Patch Tuesday, the tech giant addressed 13 bugs in its products, including several critical RCE vulnerabilities.

Four critical Adobe bugs, in Reader and Acrobat, addressed on Tuesday

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On Tuesday, Adobe will address four critical vulnerabilities, two in Reader and two in Acrobat, impacting Windows and Macintosh operating systems.

Microsoft to release eight bulletins, two critical, on upcoming Patch Tuesday

Microsoft to release eight bulletins, two critical, on upcoming Patch Tuesday

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Microsoft's upcoming Patch Tuesday will address remote code execution vulnerabilities, elevation of privileges, a security feature bypass and a denial-of-service issue across various platforms.

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