A serious vulnerability affecting the software of some of Cisco's routing hardware systems for telecommunications and Internet service providers could be exploited to mount DoS attacks, the company has announced in a security advisory.
In this month's Patch Tuesday, Microsoft has released nine security bulletins to address 56 unique vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, and Microsoft Server software.
Adobe has released Flash Player 126.96.36.1995, a new version that fixes the latest zero-day flaw (CVE-2015-0313) that is currently exploited in mass malvertising campaigns.
Apple has released the latest version of OS X Yosemite (v10.10.2) and the first security update (2015-001) for this year, and among the problems fixed is one affecting the CPU software, allowing malicious Thunderbolt devices to modify the host firmware if connected during an EFI update.
Two weeks ago, Rapid 7 researchers discovered that Google will no longer be providing security patches for WebView used in pre-KitKat (v4.4) Android versions, meaning that over 60 percent of all Android users will be placed in danger by every new bug affecting the core component that displays web pages on an Android device without the user needing to open another app.
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