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Linux Kernel 'e1000/e1000_main.c' Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability


"The Linux kernel is prone to a remote denial-of-service vulnerability.

Attackers can exploit this issue via crafted packets to cause a kernel
panic, denying service to legitimate users."

Multiple 2.6 kernel versions. Since this could lead to a major denial
of service, it is recommended that machines using the e1000 driver be
patched as soon as possible.

CUPS PDF File Multiple Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities


"CUPS is prone to multiple heap-based buffer-overflow vulnerabilities
because it fails to properly bounds-check user-supplied input before
copying it into a finite-sized buffer.

Exploiting these issues may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary
code in the context of the affected application. Failed exploit attempts
will likely cause denial-of-service conditions."

Microsoft announces multiple vulnerabilities to be patched on June 9th


Microsoft announced several vulnerabilities they are planning to release
patches for on June 9th, or Patch Tuesday. They cover issues in
Windows, Internet Explorer, Word, Excel, and Office.

It is recommended that all patches be applied after applicable testing
as soon as possible.