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Microsoft Patch Tuesday: Two zero days and 17 critical vulnerabilities addressed

Microsoft’s September Patch Tuesday offering contained 80 updates with 17 being rated critical including taking care of two zero days actively exploited in the wild. Overall, 57 CVEs were issued for Windows 10 and 29 CVEs for the older Microsoft operating systems and Office and SharePoint also received some updates. CVE-2019-1214 and CVE-2019-1215 are zero…

Flash Player patches headline Adobe Patch Tuesday releases

Adobe’s September Patch Tuesday releases included two “critical” Flash Player updates along with a single “important “one for Adobe Application Manager (Installer). The Flash patches are for Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime, for Google Chrome and for Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 fixing the arbitrary code execution vulnerabilities covered by CVE-2019-8070 (use after free)…

Microsoft Edge secretly whitelisted sites running Flash Player for Facebook

Facebook has found itself involved in another controversy, this time a cybersecurity researcher has revealed Microsoft Edge allows Flash Player content to be played on Facebook without notifying the user. Google Project Zero’s Ivan Fratric came across what is essentially a secret whitelist and reported it on November 26, 2018 and waited the usual 90 days…

Adobe Patch Tuesday updates for Flash Player, Reader, Acrobat and PhotoShop

Adobe’s November Patch Tuesday security updates cover an important patch for Flash Player along with similarly rated patches for Acrobat, Reader and Photoshop. Flash Player 31.0.0.122 and earlier versions for Windows, macOS, Linux and Chrome OS have an out-of-bounds read vulnerability (CVE-2018-15978) that if exploited could lead to information disclosure. Adobe rated it a priority…

September Patch Tuesday: Adobe patches seven critical vulnerabilities

Adobe’s September Patch Tuesday offering included a security update fixing an important rated update to Flash Player, along with a total of nine fixes for Cold Fusion six of which were rated critical. The Flash Player issue, CVE-2018-15967, fixes a privilege escalation vulnerability that if exploite could lead to information disclosure, Adobe reported. It impacts…

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