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Vulnerability in Microsoft DirectShow Could and Is Allowing Remote Code Execution

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/971778.mspx

A vulnerability in the DirectX component DirectShow could allow remote
code execution when users open a malicious Quicktime file.

Exploits for this vulnerability have been reported in the wild and
confirmed by Microsoft.

http://www.securityfocus.com/brief/969?ref=rss

Remote exploit of Apple Quicktime and iTunes patched

http://www.vnunet.com/vnunet/news/2243390/apple-posts-pair-updates

The iTunes 8.2 and QuickTime 7.6.2 updates fix 9 flaws spanning both
Windows and Macintosh versions. These vulnerabilities could lead to
remote code execution on a user's machine.

All of these vulnerabilities require a user to download malicious media
files, or open them in an attachment.

It is recommended that users patch to the latest version of iTunes and
Quicktime.

VMware Hosted products and ESX and ESXi patches resolve security issues

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0007.html

a) VMware Descheduled Time Accounting driver vulnerability may cause a
denial of service in Windows based virtual machines.
b) Updated libpng package for the ESX 2.5.5 Service Console. A buffer
overflow in the 2.5.5 could lead to arbitrary code execution.

Relevant releases

VMware Hosted products and ESX and ESXi patches resolve security issues

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0007.html

a) VMware Descheduled Time Accounting driver vulnerability may cause a
denial of service in Windows based virtual machines.
b) Updated libpng package for the ESX 2.5.5 Service Console. A buffer
overflow in the 2.5.5 could lead to arbitrary code execution.

Relevant releases

VMware Hosted products and ESX and ESXi patches resolve security issues

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0007.html

a) VMware Descheduled Time Accounting driver vulnerability may cause a
denial of service in Windows based virtual machines.
b) Updated libpng package for the ESX 2.5.5 Service Console. A buffer
overflow in the 2.5.5 could lead to arbitrary code execution.

Relevant releases

New BETA release of Secunia PSI

http://secunia.com/blog/52/
 
"Now available from Secunia is the BETA release of the latest PSI.
Amongst the usual programs PSI scans through for needed patches, the
new version will now also tout a feature called 'Secure Browsing'.
The new feature informs users of what programs and plugins are
integrated directly with their browsers and any security issues
affecting the browsers and their plugins."

httpd security update fixes remote DOS and local server side includes vulnerability

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1075.html

Updated httpd packages that fix two security issues are now available for
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. The DoS bug only affects RHEL5.3.

Apache should be updated to the latest package on all RHEL machines
serving web pages.

Thanks,
Brian

httpd security update fixes remote DOS and local server side includes vulnerability

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1075.html

Updated httpd packages that fix two security issues are now available for
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. The DoS bug only affects RHEL5.3.

Apache should be updated to the latest package on all RHEL machines
serving web pages.

Thanks,
Brian

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