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


Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for April 2010 including 8 remote vulnerabilities

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms10-apr.mspx

Tuesday, April 13, 2010 is patch Tuesday. Microsoft released this
bulletin summarizing the patches it will release.

8 of these patches mitigate remotely exploitable vulnerabilities.

Users should install these patches during their regular patch Tuesday
patch window.

Thanks,
Brian

Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for April 2010 including 8 remote vulnerabilities

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms10-apr.mspx

Tuesday, April 13, 2010 is patch Tuesday. Microsoft released this
bulletin summarizing the patches it will release.

8 of these patches mitigate remotely exploitable vulnerabilities.

Users should install these patches during their regular patch Tuesday
patch window.

Thanks,
Brian

MIT Kerberos kadmind 'server_stubs.c' Remote Denial Of Service Vulnerability

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/39247

"MIT Kerberos is prone to a remote denial-of-service vulnerability in
'kadmind'.

An attacker may exploit this issue to cause the affected application to
crash, denying service to legitimate users.

MIT Kerberos 5 1.5 through 1.6.3 are vulnerable. "

Patches are available for MIT Kerberos, RHEL and Ubuntu. It is
recommended that users upgrade to the latest release to avoid exploitation.

Thanks,
Brian

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