Showing Tag: "vulnerability" (Show all posts)

Cisco wireless LANs at risk of attack, 'skyjacking'

Posted by Oyya-Info on Tuesday, August 25, 2009, In : Security 

Cisco Systems wireless local area network equipment used by many corporations around the world is at risk of being used in denial-of-service attacks and data theft, according to a company that offers protection for WLANs.

Researchers at AirMagnet, which makes intrusion-detection systems for WLANs, discovered the vulnerability, which affects all lightweight Cisco wireless access points, as well as the exploit that could be used against networks that have the Over-the-Air-Provisioning (OTAP) ...


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Microsoft warns of hole in Video ActiveX control

Posted by Oyya-Info on Monday, July 6, 2009, In : Security 

Microsoft on Monday warned of a vulnerability in its Video ActiveX Control that could allow an attacker to take control of a PC if the user visits a malicious Web site.

There have been limited attacks exploiting the hole, which affects Windows XP and Windows Server 2003, Microsoft said on its Security Response Center blog.

This is the second DirectShow security hole Microsoft has announced in the past few months. The company has yet to provide a security update for a vulnerability announced ...


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Microsoft warns of new server vulnerability

Posted by Oyya-Info on Monday, June 15, 2009, In : Security 

A new, unpatched vulnerability exists in one of Microsoft's server products, the company warned late Monday.

In a technical bulletin, the company said it is looking into "public reports of a possible vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)."

The company said that a flaw exists in a certain type of Web serving operation.

"An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in the way that the WebDAV extension for IIS handles HTTP requests," Microsoft said. "An attacker ...


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Firefox 3.0.9 targets 12 security vulnerabilities

Posted by Oyya-Info on Monday, June 15, 2009, In : Security 

Mozilla released an update to Firefox 3 on Tuesday that patches 12 security vulnerabilities, four of which it rated as critical.

Firefox 3.0.9, the Web browser's third update this year, fixes two critical vulnerabilities in the Firefox browser engine and two in its JavaScript engine, according to a security advisory posted Tuesday:

Mozilla developers identified and fixed several stability bugs in the browser engine used in Firefox and other Mozilla-based products. Some of these crashes ...

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