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


VMSA-2009-0017 VMware vCenter, ESX patch and vCenter Lab Manager releases address cross-site scripting issues

http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2009/Dec/344

"1. Summary

VMware vCenter and ESX update releases address cross-site scripting
issues in the Help functionality of WebAccess. A vCenter Lab Manager
release addresses the same issues which are present in the online
Help functionality of Lab Manager and Stage Manager.

2. Relevant releases

VMSA-2009-0017 VMware vCenter, ESX patch and vCenter Lab Manager releases address cross-site scripting issues

http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2009/Dec/344

"1. Summary

VMware vCenter and ESX update releases address cross-site scripting
issues in the Help functionality of WebAccess. A vCenter Lab Manager
release addresses the same issues which are present in the online
Help functionality of Lab Manager and Stage Manager.

2. Relevant releases

VMSA-2009-0017 VMware vCenter, ESX patch and vCenter Lab Manager releases address cross-site scripting issues

http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2009/Dec/344

"1. Summary

VMware vCenter and ESX update releases address cross-site scripting
issues in the Help functionality of WebAccess. A vCenter Lab Manager
release addresses the same issues which are present in the online
Help functionality of Lab Manager and Stage Manager.

2. Relevant releases

7 Most hacked software of 2009

http://www.forbes.com/2009/12/10/adobe-hackers-microsoft-technology-cio-...

Forbes compiled a list of the seven Most-Hacked software titles for 2009.  They took a survey of security professionals from various companies including Verisign, TippingPoint, iDefense and Qualys.  Based on this survey, Forbes found that the following were the most hacked software titles from 2009.

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