Critical Vulnerability

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Critical Vulnerability
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 5 reports

Thousands of sites compromised through WordPress plug-in vulnerability

A critical vulnerability found recently in a popular newsletter plug-in for WordPress is actively being targeted by hackers and was used to compromise an estimated 50,000 sites so far. ... [Published Security - Infoworld - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

TAILS Team Recommends Workarounds for Flaw in I2P

The developers of the TAILS operating system say that users can mitigate the severity of the critical vulnerability researchers discovered in the I2P software that’s bundled with TAILS with a couple of workarounds, but there is no patch for the bug yet. ... [Published threatpost - The First Stop for Security News - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Fortinet Delivers World's Fastest Firewall

IoT Inspires New Components for Energy, WirelessA vibration-harvesting power supply and a chip architecture for low-power communications are the latest entries.Security Must Evolve to be 'All About the Data'There is a fierce debate about whether GMOs--genetically ... [Published CIO India - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Researchers Demo TAILS Flaw Exploit, Disclose Details to Developers

The critical vulnerability in the TAILS operating system discovered by researchers at Exodus Intelligence lies in the I2P software that’s bundled with the OS and the company has released some details and a video demonstrating an exploit against the bug. ... [Published threatpost - The First Stop for Security News - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

Vulnerability exposes some Cisco home wireless devices to hacking

Nine of Cisco’s home and small office cable modems with router and wireless access point functionality need software updates to fix a critical vulnerability that could allow remote attackers to completely compromise them. The company has shared the ... [Published PC World: Techlog - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

Flaw exposes some Cisco home wireless devices to hacking

Nine of Cisco's home and small office cable modems with router and wireless access point functionality need software updates to fix a critical vulnerability that could allow remote attackers to completely compromise them. ... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

Microsoft Internet Explorer ShowSaveFileDialog() Sandbox Bypass

VUPEN Vulnerability Research Team discovered a critical vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer. The vulnerability is caused due to an invalid handling of a sequence of actions aimed to save a file when calling "ShowSaveFileDialog()", which could ... [Published Packet Storm Security Advisories - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 2 reports

Vulnerability in WPTouch WordPress Plugin Allows Hackers to Upload PHP backdoors

If you own a mobile version for your Wordpress website using the popular WPtouch plugin, then you may expose to a critical vulnerability that could potentially allow any non-administrative logged-in user to upload malicious PHP files or backdoors to the ... [Published The Hacker News - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Melchior: New Mexico's Health-care Exchange Has 'High and Critical Vulnerability'

Make sure to check out Jillian’s latest investigation, “ HHS Audit Finds Security Weaknesses in New Mexico’s Obamacare Exchange .” ... [Published National Review - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

MS14-038 - Critical: Vulnerability in Windows Journal Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2975689) - Version: 1.0

Severity Rating: CriticalRevision Note: V1.0 (July 8, 2014): Bulletin published.Summary: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially ... [Published Microsoft Security Content: Comprehensive Edition - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 3 reports

Critical Vulnerability Found In Popular WordPress Newsletter Plugin by @mattsouthern

Web security firm, Sucuri, found a critical vulnerability in a WordPress plug-in that has over 1.7 million downloads. The vulnerability allows potential attackers to take complete control of blogs that have the plugin installed. The vulnerability was ... [Published Search Engine Journal - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 8 reports

Critical Vulnerability in WordPress Plugin Could Allow Site Takeover

Wordpress users that have the MailPoet newsletter plugin installed are being cautioned to upgrade immediately. ... [Published threatpost - The First Stop for Security News - Jul 02 2014]

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"The backdoor is very nasty and creates an admin user called 1001001," the Sucuri security researchers said Wednesday in a blog post . "It also injects a backdoor code to all theme/core files. The biggest issue with this injection is that it often overwrites good files, making very hard to recover without a good backup in place."
...not really feasible to patch for one out of whatever number are released; you either have that patch with all of them or you don't," Barrett said. "The decrease might just be a fluctuation, or it might reflect a gradual lessening in the attention and exposure being associated with Java vulnerabilities." Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at eWEEK and InternetNews.com . Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist

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TAILS Team Recommends Workarounds for Flaw in I2P [Published threatpost - The First Stop for Security News - Jul 25 2014]
Fortinet Delivers World's Fastest Firewall [Published CIO India - Jul 25 2014]
Thousands of sites compromised through WordPres... [Published Security - Infoworld - Jul 24 2014]
Thousands of sites compromised through WordPres... [Published CIO Australia - Jul 24 2014]
Thousands of sites compromised through WordPres... [Published PC World: Techlog - Jul 24 2014]
Thousands of sites compromised through WordPres... [Published Computerworld - Security RSS feed - Jul 24 2014]
Thousands of sites compromised by WordPress plu... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Jul 24 2014]
Thousands of sites compromised through WordPres... [Published Techworld.com Security - Jul 24 2014]
Researchers Demo TAILS Flaw Exploit, Disclose D... [Published threatpost - The First Stop for Security News - Jul 23 2014]
Invest In The Man Or The Machine? Are Burberry ... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Jul 17 2014]
Vulnerability exposes some Cisco home wireless ... [Published PC World: Techlog - Jul 17 2014]
Vulnerability exposes some Cisco home wireless ... [Published Computerworld - Security RSS feed - Jul 17 2014]
Flaw exposes some Cisco home wireless devices t... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Jul 17 2014]
Cisco fixes critical flaw in modems and wireles... [Published Help Net Security - News - Jul 17 2014]
Microsoft Windows DirectShow Privilege Escalation [Published Packet Storm Security Advisories - Jul 16 2014]
Microsoft Internet Explorer ShowSaveFileDialog(... [Published Packet Storm Security Advisories - Jul 16 2014]
Microsoft Internet Explorer Request Object Conf... [Published Packet Storm Security Advisories - Jul 16 2014]
Microsoft Internet Explorer CSS @import Memory ... [Published Packet Storm Security Advisories - Jul 16 2014]
Oracle Updates New Database for Old Flaws [Published eWeek - Jul 16 2014]
VUPEN Security Research - Microsoft Internet Ex... [Published gmane.comp.security.bugtraq - Jul 16 2014]
VUPEN Security Research - Microsoft Internet Ex... [Published gmane.comp.security.bugtraq - Jul 16 2014]
VUPEN Security Research - Microsoft Internet Ex... [Published gmane.comp.security.bugtraq - Jul 16 2014]
VUPEN Security Research - Microsoft Windows "Di... [Published gmane.comp.security.bugtraq - Jul 16 2014]
Microsoft Could Buy Security Firm That Disclose... [Published Softpedia - Jul 16 2014]
Early Review of LibreSSL Finds Problematic PRNG [Published threatpost - The First Stop for Security News - Jul 15 2014]
Vulnerability in WPTouch WordPress Plugin Allow... [Published The Hacker News - Jul 15 2014]
CNET hacked by Russian Hackers, database of 1 m... [Published HackRead - Jul 15 2014]
Vulnerability in WPTouch WordPress Plugin Allow... [Published THN : The Hacker News - Jul 15 2014]
Web-based DropCam Surveillance Systems Vulnerab... [Published The Hacker News - Jul 15 2014]
Oops... Popular Password Managers Are Not As Se... [Published THN : The Hacker News - Jul 15 2014]
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TAILS Team Recommends Workarounds for Flaw in I2P [Published threatpost - The First Stop for Security News - Jul 25 2014]
The developers of the TAILS operating system say that users can mitigate the severity of the critical vulnerability researchers discovered in the I2P software that’s bundled with TAILS with a couple of workarounds, but there is no patch for the bug yet. ...
Thousands of sites compromised through WordPres... [Published Security - Infoworld - Jul 24 2014]
A critical vulnerability found recently in a popular newsletter plug-in for WordPress is actively being targeted by hackers and was used to compromise an estimated 50,000 sites so far. ...
Thousands of sites compromised through WordPres... [Published PC World: Techlog - Jul 24 2014]
A critical vulnerability found recently in a popular newsletter plug-in for WordPress is actively being targeted by hackers and was used to compromise an estimated 50,000 sites so far. The security flaw is located in MailPoet Newsletters, previously ...
Thousands of sites compromised through WordPres... [Published Computerworld - Security RSS feed - Jul 24 2014]
A critical vulnerability found recently in a popular newsletter plug-in for WordPress is actively being targeted by hackers and was used to compromise an estimated 50,000 sites so far. ...
Thousands of sites compromised by WordPress plu... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Jul 24 2014]
A critical vulnerability found recently in a popular newsletter plug-in for WordPress is actively being targeted by hackers and was used to compromise an estimated 50,000 sites so far. ...
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