Critical Vulnerability

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Name: Critical Vulnerability
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Adobe Flash ExternalInterface Use-After-Free

VUPEN Vulnerability Research Team discovered a critical vulnerability in Adobe Flash. The vulnerability is caused by a use-after-free error when interacting with the "ExternalInterface" class from the browser, which could be exploited to achieve code ... [Published Packet Storm Security Advisories - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

The Heartbleed bug works, and could be a scapegoat for older breaches

After issuing a community challenge on Friday, website performance and defense firm CloudFlare learned within 11 hours that private keys can be stolen using the Heartbleed bug – a critical vulnerability in widely used versions of the OpenSSL library that ... [Published SC Magazine US - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

900 SIN numbers erased: CRA

Hackers have erased the Social Insurance Numbers of approximately 900 Canadians from Canada Revenue Agency computers , the tax agency says .The attack on the government computers came while they were vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug, the CRA reported ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

Palo Alto Networks protects against Heartbleed

(Menafn - TELECOMWORLDWIRE via COMTEX) Apr 14, 2014 (Menafn - TELECOMWORLDWIRE via COMTEX) --Palo Alto Networks PANW said it provides protection from ... [Published MENAFN - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Heartbleed Bug: What Can You Do?

Posted in: Legal & Security at 13/04/2014 20:36In the wake of widespread media coverage of the Internet security debacle known as the Heartbleed bug, many readers are understandably anxious to know what they can do to protect themselves. Here's a short ... [Published Goldstein Report - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Researchers Get $10,000 for Hacking Google Server with Malicious XML

A critical vulnerability has been uncovered in Google that could allow an attacker to access the internal files of Google’s production servers. Sounds ridiculous but has been proven by the security researchers from Detectify.The vulnerability resides ... [Published THN : The Hacker News - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 2 reports

The Heartbleed Headache and Communicating About Security Issues

By now you have probably heard about Heartbleed, a security vulnerability publically disclosed this week that affects vast numbers of websites, mobile apps and online services across the web. To recap, a version of the OpenSSL protocol, which is used ... [Published Edelman - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

The critical, widespread Heartbleed bug and you: How to keep your private info safe

LinuxSecurity.com : No matter how hard you try to stay safe, some aspects of securing your online data are completely out of your hands. That fact was made painfully obvious on Monday, when the Internet got caught with its collective pants down thanks ... [Published LinuxSecurity.com - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

Security update for BlackBerry 10 OS fixes remote code execution vulnerability

BlackBerry released a security update for its BlackBerry 10 OS to address a critical vulnerability that could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected devices. The vulnerability, ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

Security update for BlackBerry 10 OS fixes remote code execution vulnerability

BlackBerry released a security update for its BlackBerry 10 OS to address a critical vulnerability that could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected devices. ... [Published Network World on Security - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 4 reports

Vulnerable organizations respond to encryption-breaking 'Heartbleed Bug'

Organizations vulnerable to the SSL/TLS encryption-breaking Heartbleed Bug, a critical vulnerability in widely used versions of the OpenSSL library, are updating quickly. ... [Published Latest articles from SC Magazine News - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

Critical Vulnerability Discovered in Waste Automation, Results in Global Ecological Disaster

— A critical vulnerability in the BNL Waste Allocator Load Lifter (Earth Class) industrial operating system, allowing remote privilege escalation and code execution through the injection of wOS control packets, has resulted in the compromise of waste ... [Published Security Week - Apr 01 2014]

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...Fedex's website is hosted by Akamai, a popular Content Distribution Network, which . Akamai is in the process of and stated that "some require extra validation with the certificate authorities and may take longer"
...0.1 through 1.0.1f, estimated at "over 17 percent of SSL web servers which use certificates issued by trusted certificate authorities." At worst, the vulnerability can lead to compromise of nearly the total contents of any server running affected versions of OpenSSL-enabled application...
"We have already been in touch with the merchants who could potentially be affected and are working with them to upgrade their integrations."
"It all starts with communication. The teams get together. We make sure we limit exposure, test and mitigate, and that's a continuous process at most enterprises" added Lerner, who, due to security concerns could not divulge specifically what the hospital had done to mitigate risks

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Arrested Canadian hacker 'believed' to have exp... [Published SC Magazine US - Apr 17 2014]
Netcraft releases Heartbleed indicator for Chro... [Published Netcraft - Apr 17 2014]
Palo Alto Networks Launches Enterprise Customer... [Published Individual.com - Apr 16 2014]
Adobe Flash ExternalInterface Use-After-Free [Published Packet Storm Security Advisories - Apr 16 2014]
Citrix XenMobile Security Advisory for “Heartbl... [Published Citrix Systems - Apr 15 2014]
The Heartbleed bug works, and could be a scapeg... [Published SC Magazine US - Apr 15 2014]
Heartbleed: Google warns Compute Engine users t... [Published V3.co.uk - Apr 15 2014]
Heartbleed 'top of food chain' for healthcare i... [Published HealthCareIT News - Apr 14 2014]
900 SIN numbers erased: CRA [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 14 2014]
How many mobile Users could be affected by Hear... [Published Security Affairs - Apr 14 2014]
Palo Alto Networks protects against Heartbleed [Published MENAFN - Apr 14 2014]
Tripwire releases comprehensive coverage for He... [Published Government Security News - Apr 14 2014]
Heartbleed Bug: A Deeper Dive on What You Shoul... [Published Security Bloggers Network - Apr 14 2014]
Heartbleed Bug: What Can You Do? [Published Goldstein Report - Apr 13 2014]
Hacking Google server using a malicious XML is ... [Published Security Affairs - Apr 13 2014]
Researchers Get $10,000 for Hacking Google Serv... [Published The Hacker News - Apr 12 2014]
Researchers Get $10,000 for Hacking Google Serv... [Published THN : The Hacker News - Apr 12 2014]
The Heartbleed vulnerability: how does it apply... [Published Tech Republic - Apr 11 2014]
The Heartbleed Headache and Communicating About... [Published Edelman - Apr 11 2014]
Entrust offer new certificates in wake of Heart... [Published Computerworld Norge - Apr 11 2014]
7 Scary Findings from the 2014 Symantec Interne... [Published PropertyCasualty360.com - Apr 11 2014]
Entrust offer new certificates in wake of Heart... [Published Network World on Security - Apr 11 2014]
Palo Alto Networks Provides Enterprise Customer... [Published GTN News - Apr 11 2014]
Nearly 400 enterprise cloud apps vulnerable to ... [Published Cloud Pro - Apr 11 2014]
Palo Alto Networks Provides Enterprise ... [Published EFYTimes.com - Apr 11 2014]
Rising security threat should motivate better e... [Published CSO AU - Apr 11 2014]
Security update for BlackBerry 10 OS fixes remo... [Published Big News Network - Apr 10 2014]
OpenSSL Problem is HUGE – PAY ATTENTION [Published Infosec Island - Apr 10 2014]
Tripwire Releases Comprehensive Coverage for He... [Published Scottrade - Apr 10 2014]
What do business continuity managers need to kn... [Published Continuity Central - Apr 10 2014]
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Adobe Flash ExternalInterface Use-After-Free [Published Packet Storm Security Advisories - Apr 16 2014]
VUPEN Vulnerability Research Team discovered a critical vulnerability in Adobe Flash. The vulnerability is caused by a use-after-free error when interacting with the "ExternalInterface" class from the browser, which could be exploited to achieve code ...
How many mobile Users could be affected by Hear... [Published Security Affairs - Apr 14 2014]
Heartbleed is the security flaw that is scaring IT industry, which is its impact on the mobile worlds? How many Smartphone Users could be affected? Heartbleed  flaw is the argument that most of all is capturing the attention of the media in this ...
Heartbleed Bug: A Deeper Dive on What You Shoul... [Published Security Bloggers Network - Apr 14 2014]
What exactly is the Heartbleed vulnerability? On April 7, 2014, the OpenSSL community announced that it found a critical vulnerability in the TLS Heartbeat protocol. The nature of such an attack is very similar to a buffer overflow attack, where a remote ...
Hacking Google server using a malicious XML is ... [Published Security Affairs - Apr 13 2014]
A Team of researchers discovered a critical XML External Entity (XXE) vulnerability on Google server that allows an attacker to access any internal file. A group of researchers has discovered a critical vulnerability Google search engine that could ...
Researchers Get $10,000 for Hacking Google Serv... [Published THN : The Hacker News - Apr 12 2014]
A critical vulnerability has been uncovered in Google that could allow an attacker to access the internal files of Google’s production servers. Sounds ridiculous but has been proven by the security researchers from Detectify.The vulnerability resides ...
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