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Two phpMyadmin vulnerabilities have been patched

http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security/PMASA-2011-3.php
http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security/PMASA-2011-4.php

Two serious vulnerabilities affect phpMyAdmin.

One made it "possible to create a crafted table name that leads to XSS".
The second made it "possible to redirect to an arbitrary, untrusted
site, leading to a possible phishing attack".

CKEditor 3.5.4 Released

http://cksource.com/blog/CKEditor_3.5.4_released

"[This update] includes several fixes and minor enhancements to the
editor. Please note that due to a security issue (XSS, Severity rating:
Less Critical) that was discover recently it is recommended to upgrade
your CKEditor installation to either version 3.5.4 or 3.6."

We recommend updating to the latest version of CKEditor.

Thanks,
ep

Two phpMyadmin vulnerabilities have been patched

http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security/PMASA-2011-3.php
http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security/PMASA-2011-4.php

Two serious vulnerabilities affect phpMyAdmin.

One made it "possible to create a crafted table name that leads to XSS".
The second made it "possible to redirect to an arbitrary, untrusted
site, leading to a possible phishing attack".

CKEditor 3.5.4 Released

http://cksource.com/blog/CKEditor_3.5.4_released

"[This update] includes several fixes and minor enhancements to the
editor. Please note that due to a security issue (XSS, Severity rating:
Less Critical) that was discover recently it is recommended to upgrade
your CKEditor installation to either version 3.5.4 or 3.6."

We recommend updating to the latest version of CKEditor.

Thanks,
ep

Wordpress 3.1.2 security update released

http://wordpress.org/news/2011/04/wordpress-3-1-2/

"This release addresses a vulnerability that allowed Contributor-level
users to improperly publish posts."

"We suggest you update to 3.1.2 promptly, especially if you allow users
to register as contributors or if you have untrusted users. This release
also fixes a few bugs that missed the boat for version 3.1.1."

Thanks,
ep

Wordpress 3.1.2 security update released

http://wordpress.org/news/2011/04/wordpress-3-1-2/

"This release addresses a vulnerability that allowed Contributor-level
users to improperly publish posts."

"We suggest you update to 3.1.2 promptly, especially if you allow users
to register as contributors or if you have untrusted users. This release
also fixes a few bugs that missed the boat for version 3.1.1."

Thanks,
ep

Leaked version of Skype for Android leaks sensitive data

http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2011/04/17/skype-for-android-leaks-sensi...

Leaked copies of Skype for Android with video-conferencing capabilities
have been floating around. Before using, note that there is no security
of any kind on your personal & login information. It is literally stored
in text files with world-readable permissions. However, PCI DSS was
followed, so Credit Card information is safe.

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