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VMware vCenter and ESX update release and vMA patch release address multiple security issue in third party components

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html

"1. Summary

Updated Java JRE packages and Tomcat packages address several security
issues. Updates for the ESX Service Console and vMA include kernel,
ntp, Python, bind libxml, libxml2, curl and gnutil packages. ntp is
also updated for ESXi userworlds.

VMware vCenter and ESX update release and vMA patch release address multiple security issue in third party components

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html

"1. Summary

Updated Java JRE packages and Tomcat packages address several security
issues. Updates for the ESX Service Console and vMA include kernel,
ntp, Python, bind libxml, libxml2, curl and gnutil packages. ntp is
also updated for ESXi userworlds.

MySQL OpenSSL Server Certificate yaSSL Security Bypass Vulnerability

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37076/discuss

"MySQL is prone to a security-bypass vulnerability.

An attacker can exploit this issue to bypass certain security
restrictions and obtain sensitive information that may lead to further
attacks.

Versions prior to MySQL 5.1.41 are vulnerable."

It is recommended to update to the latest version of MySQL as soon as
possible.

MySQL OpenSSL Server Certificate yaSSL Security Bypass Vulnerability

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37076/discuss

"MySQL is prone to a security-bypass vulnerability.

An attacker can exploit this issue to bypass certain security
restrictions and obtain sensitive information that may lead to further
attacks.

Versions prior to MySQL 5.1.41 are vulnerable."

It is recommended to update to the latest version of MySQL as soon as
possible.

ClamAV Prior to 0.95.2 Multiple Scanner Bypass Vulnerabilities

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35410/info

"ClamAV is prone to multiple vulnerabilities because it fails to
properly restrict certain files after scanning them.

A successful attack may allow malicious users to bypass security
restrictions placed on certain files. Exploits may aid in further attacks.

Versions prior to ClamAv 0.95.2 are vulnerable."

It is recommended to update ClamAv to the latest version.

ClamAV Prior to 0.95.2 Multiple Scanner Bypass Vulnerabilities

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35410/info

"ClamAV is prone to multiple vulnerabilities because it fails to
properly restrict certain files after scanning them.

A successful attack may allow malicious users to bypass security
restrictions placed on certain files. Exploits may aid in further attacks.

Versions prior to ClamAv 0.95.2 are vulnerable."

It is recommended to update ClamAv to the latest version.

Reflections on Cybersecurity from Science Magazine

http://preview.tinyurl.com/yeqm6rs

Science Magazine published this reflection on Cybersecurity in the November 13 issue of their magazine.  It goes over some great topics in security, such as Defense in Depth and the concerns of not protecting the inside of your network.

I agree with the major points of the article and think it is a good read.

Thanks to Momota for passing the article my way.

 

VMware vCenter and ESX update release and vMA patch release address multiple security issue in third party components

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html

"1. Summary

Updated Java JRE packages and Tomcat packages address several security
issues. Updates for the ESX Service Console and vMA include kernel,
ntp, Python, bind libxml, libxml2, curl and gnutil packages. ntp is
also updated for ESXi userworlds.

MySQL OpenSSL Server Certificate yaSSL Security Bypass Vulnerability

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37076/discuss

"MySQL is prone to a security-bypass vulnerability.

An attacker can exploit this issue to bypass certain security
restrictions and obtain sensitive information that may lead to further
attacks.

Versions prior to MySQL 5.1.41 are vulnerable."

It is recommended to update to the latest version of MySQL as soon as
possible.

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