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F-Secure Patches Flaws in Products

Finnish security vendor F-Secure has patched multiple vulnerabilities in three product lines: F-Secure's Anti-Virus, Internet Gatekeeper and Internet Security product suites. A buffer overflow vulnerability lying in the processing of LHA archives could have allowed... More...

Apple fixes 17 Mac OS X flaws

Apple has released the year's fifth major security update for Mac OS X to patch 17 vulnerabilities, the first time this year that an OS security update from Apple did not patch a vulnerability disclosed... More...

Apple plugs 25 Mac OS X flaws

Apple has issued a security update for Mac OS X that addresses 25 security flaws affecting various parts of the operating system, including some third-party components such as the Kerberos authentication technology. The most serious... More...

Oracle Plugs 51 Security Flaws

As a part of its quarterly patch cycle, Oracle released fixes for 51 vulnerabilities that affect its software products. The California company preannounced the patch release on Thursday (for the first time) and released patches... More...

Apple fixes 26 Mac OS flaws

On Tuesday, Apple Computer released an update for its Mac OS X operating system to fix 26 security flaws, some serious. Several of the vulnerabilities affect the way in which Mac OS X handles images... More...

Adobe Patches Photoshop, Illustrator Flaws

Web and print publishing software maker Adobe Systems has pushed out security patches to cover a potentially serious code execution flaw in the Adobe Creative Suite 2 platform. The flaw, which carries an "important" rating,... More...

Flaws Found in RealNetworks Media Player

Two flaws in RealNetworks' popular RealPlayer could let attackerscommandeer Windows computers running the software, eEye DigitalSecurity has warned. The vulnerabilities affect RealPlayer on all versions ofWindows, according to two short advisories... More...

RealPlayer Flaws Trigger PC Hijack Alert

Digital-media delivery company RealNetworks on Thursday rolled out patches for four high-risk vulnerabilities in its flagship RealPlayer software, warning that the flaws put millions of users at risk of PC hijack attacks. The Seattle, Wash.-based... More...

Java flaws Open Door to Hackers

Sun Microsystems has fixed a pair of security bugs in Java that could be exploited by attackers to take over computers running Windows, Linux and Solaris. The flaws are "highly critical," security... More...

DoS Flaws Found in Samba Module

German security researcher Stefan Esser has discovered multiple vulnerabilities in smbfs, the mountable SMB (Server Message Block) file system for Linux. In an advisory made public Wednesday, Esser said the bugs theoretically could crash the... More...

Firefox Flaws Flagged, Fixed

Just one day after the Mozilla Foundation released Firefox 1.0, the group has revealed that prior versions of the open-source browser pose a security threat to users. According to information released by Mozilla, multiple security... More...

Real, KDE Patch Security Flaws

RealNetworks Inc. and KDE eV on Tuesday both released patches for their desktop software, fixing serious security holes that could allow an attacker to take over a user's system. The update to KOffice, the productivity... More...

Microsoft warns of 22 new security flaws

Microsoft on Tuesday published 10 software security advisories, warning Windows users and corporate administrators of 22 new flaws that affect the company's products. The advisories, and patches published with the bulletins, range... More...

WinZip Warns of Security Flaws

Thanks cybershark, and jon. Windows clients running the popular WinZip application are at risk from a number of critical security flaws, according to WinZip Computing and security researchers. The compression/decompression tool is one... More...

Security Flaws Found in RealPlayer

EEye Digital Security has uncovered new security holes affecting a wide range of RealNetworks' media players, the latest desktop-based bugs set to worry IT managers. The flaws could be exploited via a malicious Web page... More...

Apple fixes 15 flaws in Mac OS X

Apple Computer released an update to its Mac OS X operating system on Tuesday to fix 15 security issues in the software. Many of the problems are flaws in the operating system's underlying open-source software,... More...

Real Patches Critical Media Player Flaws

RealNetworks has patched two highly critical holes in its media player. The bugs could allow an attacker to run malicious code by directing users to a specially-crafted Web page, via an email message for example,... More...

Flaws threaten VoIP networks

A technical review conducted by the British government has found several security flaws in products that use VoIP and text messaging, including those from Microsoft and Cisco Systems. The flaws affect software... More...

Apple will fix security flaws in Jaguar

Apple Computer Inc. said in a statement given to MacCentral on Friday that the company would be fixing security flaws uncovered in Mac OS X Jaguar by Cambridge, MA-based security research firm @Stake earlier this... More...

Security experts find open-source flaws

Although Microsoft Windows vulnerabilities get most of the headlines, researchers this week identified vulnerabilities in two commonly used open-source software products. The more serious of the vulnerabilities affects Sendmail, an open-source program for... More...

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