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SSL Bug Patched in Apple iOS

Apple has released security updates for its iOS mobile platform in order to address a serious SSL validation vulnerability which allows attackers to compromise secure communications. The security flaw affects X.509 certificate chains and was patched by improving their validation in the newly released iOS 4.3.5 for iPhone (GSM), iPod touch and iPad, and iOS 4.2.10 for iPhone (CDMA) “A ... Read More »

Critical Vulnerabilities Patched in phpMyAdmin

The phpMyAdmin development team has released new versions of the popular web-based database management tool in order to patch several vulnerabilities, including two marked as critical. In total there were four security holes patched in the newly releasedphpMyAdmin 3.4.3.2 and phpMyAdmin 3.3.10.3, with a possible impact ranging from cross-site scripting to local file inclusion and remote code execution. One vulnerability ... Read More »

Critical Vulnerabilities Patched in phpMyAdmin

The phpMyAdmin development team has released critical updates for the popular web-based database management tool in order to patch several vulnerabilities that can be exploited to execute arbitrary code. The new 3.3.10.2 and 3.4.3.1 versions address a total of four security issues rated as highly critical by vulnerability research company Secunia. // <![CDATA[// One of the flaws (CVE-2011-2505) stems from ... Read More »

Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Patched in BIND

The Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) has released security updates for the BIND DNS daemon in order to address two serious vulnerabilities that can crash servers. “A defect in the affected BIND 9 versions allows an attacker to remotely cause the “named” process to exit using a specially crafted packet. This defect affects both recursive and authoritative servers,” the organization warns ... Read More »

Apple Pushes Java Security Updates

Apple has released security updates for the Java packages in Mac OS X 10.5 and 10.6 in order to address critical security vulnerabilities patched by Oracle earlier this month. Oracle released Java SE 1.6.0_26 for Windows, Linux and Solaris on June 7, fixing a total of seventeen vulnerabilities, nine of which carried a maximum score on the CVSS scale. // ... Read More »

Chrome Update Patches Critical Vulnerabilities

Google has released a new security update for Chrome in order to address several vulnerabilities, two of which are rated as critical. The new Google Chrome 11.0.696.7 contains fixes for a total of four security flaws, one rated as low, one high and two as critical. The low severity vulnerability (CVE-2011-1801) was discovered by security researcher Chamal De Silva and ... Read More »