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phpMyAdmin 3.4.x Path disclosure due to missing verification of file presence.

http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security/PMASA-2012-2.php

"The show_config_errors.php scripts did not validate the presence of the configuration file, so an error message shows the full path of this file, leading to possible further attacks."

This is a non-critical update, but it may be a good time to review what version of phpMyAdmin you are running and consider upgrading to 3.4.10.2 for other security vulnerabilities that have been patched along the way.

Thanks,
Brian

New Flashback Trojan Horse Variant Uses Novel Delivery Method to Infect Macs

http://blog.intego.com/new-flashback-trojan-horse-variant-uses-novel-del...

By using vulnerable version of Java on MacOS, the flashback Trojan installs itself without user intervention. "There is no more installer, no request for a password."

There is a patch for the Macintosh version of Java available.

We continue to suggest using anti-virus on MacOS X. Also, make sure to keep 3rd party applications up to date.

Horde Groupware contains backdoor in Horde 3.3.12 and Groupware 1.2.10

http://m.h-online.com/security/news/item/Horde-Groupware-contains-backdo...

"Unknown perpetrators infiltrated a backdoor into several installation packages during an attack on groupware provider Horde's FTP server. Horde 3.3.12, Groupware 1.2.10 and the webmail edition of the groupware product are all affected. Horde 4 was not modified. The CVS and Git servers are also unaffected.

Apache HTTP Server 2.2.22 Released

http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/Announcement2.2.html

Six security issues were fixed in Apache 2.2.22, including information disclosure, privilege escalation and DoS vulnerabilities.

"SECURITY: CVE-2011-3368 (cve.mitre.org) Reject requests where the request-URI does not match the HTTP specification, preventing unexpected expansion of target URLs in some reverse proxy configurations.

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