Welcome to the Network Security website at the IAS

This website is intended to bring you the latest news, how to's, tools and resources in Information Security.  Security Awareness of our Faculty, Members and Staff is key in creating a safer computing environment.

The three major Principles of Information Security, Availability, Integrity and Confidentiality, will be covered throughout the security awareness program at the Institute.  For a description of these principles, please see our About section.

In keeping with the spirit of the Institute, I encourage questions and open discussions about security.  And if you discover anything out of the ordinary, please feel free to bring it to my attention so that we can work together to create a more productive, safer environment.

Thanks,
Brian Epstein <security@ias.edu>
twitter: @epepepep


Security update available for Adobe Flash Media Server (APSB10-27)

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-27.html

"Several critical vulnerabilities (3 unique CVEs) have been identified
in Adobe Flash Media Server (FMS) 4.0 and earlier. If exploited, the
vulnerabilities could allow attackers to execute arbitrary code or
cause a DoS against the affected system. Adobe released FMS 4.0.1,
3.5.5, and 3.0.7 to address the vulnerabilities."

Security update available for Adobe Flash Media Server (APSB10-27)

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-27.html

"Several critical vulnerabilities (3 unique CVEs) have been identified
in Adobe Flash Media Server (FMS) 4.0 and earlier. If exploited, the
vulnerabilities could allow attackers to execute arbitrary code or
cause a DoS against the affected system. Adobe released FMS 4.0.1,
3.5.5, and 3.0.7 to address the vulnerabilities."

Apple updates for Java for OS X 10.5 and 10.6

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4418
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4417

Updates for Java fix several vulnerabilities including: arbitrary code
execution and unauthorized privilege changing.

"Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 8 may be obtained from the Software
Update pane in System Preferences, or Apple's Software Downloads
web site: http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/

Apple updates for Java for OS X 10.5 and 10.6

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4418
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4417

Updates for Java fix several vulnerabilities including: arbitrary code
execution and unauthorized privilege changing.

"Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 8 may be obtained from the Software
Update pane in System Preferences, or Apple's Software Downloads
web site: http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/

Apple updates for Java for OS X 10.5 and 10.6

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4418
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4417

Updates for Java fix several vulnerabilities including: arbitrary code
execution and unauthorized privilege changing.

"Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 8 may be obtained from the Software
Update pane in System Preferences, or Apple's Software Downloads
web site: http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/

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