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Secunia Weekly Summary - Issue: 2006-52




Secunia Weekly Summary - Issue: 2006-52
Secunia Weekly Summary - Issue: 2006-52



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                  The Secunia Weekly Advisory Summary                  
                        2006-12-21 - 2006-12-28                        

                       This week: 53 advisories                        

=======================================================================Table of Contents:

1.....................................................Word From Secunia
2....................................................This Week In Brief
3...............................This Weeks Top Ten Most Read Advisories
4.......................................Vulnerabilities Summary Listing
5.......................................Vulnerabilities Content Listing

=======================================================================1) Word From Secunia:

The Secunia Software Inspector is a free service that detects insecure
versions of software that you may have installed in your system. When
insecure versions are detected, the Secunia Software Inspector also
provides thorough guidelines for updating the software to the latest
secure version from the vendor.

Be sure to check your own system:
http://secunia.com/software_inspector/ 

Feature Overview - The Secunia Software Inspector:
 * Detects insecure versions of applications installed
 * Verifies that all Microsoft patches are applied
 * Assists you in updating your system and applications
 * Runs through your browser. No installation or download is required.

Read more in our blog:
http://secunia.com/blog/4/ 
http://secunia.com/blog/3/ 

=======================================================================2) This Week in Brief:

This week, Secunia published two advisories on the CSRSS subsystem in
Windows. The first allowed possible privilege escalation when handling
HardError messages, while the second allowed possible information
disclosure.

Secunia received reports of a vulnerability due to a double-free error
in the handling of HardError messages within WINSRV.DLL. This can be

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