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Adobe Patch Tuesday tackles Reader, Acrobat flaws

Adobe’s eight Patch Tuesday updates addressed a multitude of flaws – including 76 in Acrobat and Acrobat Reader that were rated important as well as several in Creative Cloud and Experience Manager rated critical. Successful exploitation of the Acrobat and Acrobat Reader vulnerabilities “could lead to arbitrary code execution in the context of the current…

Adobe’s July Patch Tuesday includes Bridge CC, Experience Manager, Dreamweaver fixes

Adobe’s July 2019 Patch Tuesday included updates for its Adobe Bridge CC , Adobe Experience Manager and Adobe Dreamweaver products. The updates for Experience Manager patched three vulnerabilities, while Bridge and Dreamweaver updates each have one, none of which are labeled as “critical,” and the highest rated vulnerability for each software is rated “important,” according…

Cisco patches 29 vulnerabilities including one being actively exploited in Sea Turtle campaign

Cisco latest round of security updates addresses 29 vulnerabilities in multiple Cisco products that could allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system and one of which is being actively exploited in Sea Turtle campaign. Admins in charge of Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers have been instructed to urgently address…

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Critical vulnerability patched in Schneider Electric car charging stations

Schneider Electric is warning users of multiple vulnerabilities in the EVLink Parking product including a “critical” vulnerability. The critical vulnerability is caused by hard-coded credentials that allows an attacker to gain access to the device, according to a Dec. 20 security notification issued by the firm. Schneider Electric also patched a “High” rated code Injection vulnerability which…

Altiris Patch Management Suite

This is part of Altiris’s Client Management Suite and Server Management Suite. Both suites also provide OS deployment, hardware and software inventories, and software license compliance. However, it can be installed by itself.

Red Hat Network

This product is part of Red Hat’s Enterprise Linux offerings, so for the test we decided to install all the discs. We were a bit concerned over how it would fare, as our normal experiences of updating Linux involve clicking on the exclamation mark in the bottom corner of the screen and launching Up2date, Red Hat’s auto-updater. If you have updated Windows, you will have a good idea how this works.

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