Apple has released security updates for OS X and iOS which, among other things, fix the FREAK flaw that may allow an attacker to decrypt secure communications between vulnerable clients and servers.
After security researcher OJ Reeves publicly revealed the existence of a remote code execution zero-day flaw affecting Seagate's Business Storage 2-Bay NAS line of products and published a Metasploit module and a standalone Python script that exploit the vulnerability, the company has finally commented the situation more extensively and has announced a patch: "After careful analysis, Seagate has confirmed that the vulnerability on our Business Storage NAS products is low risk and affects only those Business Storage NAS products used on networks that are publicly accessible via the Internet.
D-Link has released new firmware for its DIR-820L Wi-Fi dual band cloud router, which fixes a number of security vulnerabilities.
Users who run their websites on the popular WordPress CMS and are also using the WP-Slimstat web analytics plugin should update as soon as possible, warns Sucuri vulnerability researcher Marc-Alexandre Montpas.
Samba, the popular free software that allows file and print sharing between computers running Windows and those running Unix or Linux, has been found sporting a critical flaw that can be exploited by an attacker to run programs as an administrator.
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