Research In Motion on Tuesday issued a security software update to address multiple vulnerabilities that exist in the PDF Distiller of the BlackBerry Attachment Service component in BlackBerry Enterprise Server. Because of these vulnerabilities, an attacker could create a malicious PDF file, which when opened on a BlackBerry smartphone, could corrupt memory or execute arbitrary code on the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Attachment Service, RIM said in its advisory. — AM
Qualcomm on Tuesday disclosed nearly two dozen security vulnerabilities in its chipsets, including the company’s flagship suite of SnapDragon processor chips and affecting products that range from cars to powerline communications.
Open source software utilization has been scaled back by nearly 40% of industry professionals due to security concerns, with more than 50% reducing open source usage following the emergence of the widespread Log4j vulnerability, The Register reports.
New security vulnerabilities have been added by Keksec threat group, also known as Kek Security, FreakOut, and Necro, to its Enemybot Linux-based botnet to attack web servers, content management systems, and Android devices, reports The Hacker News.
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