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Secunia Weekly Summary - Issue: 2009-20




Secunia Weekly Summary - Issue: 2009-20
Secunia Weekly Summary - Issue: 2009-20



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                  The Secunia Weekly Advisory Summary                  
                        2009-05-07 - 2009-05-14                        

                       This week: 54 advisories                        

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

1.....................................................Word From Secunia
2....................................................This Week In Brief
3...............................This Weeks Top Ten Most Read Advisories
4..................................................This Week in Numbers

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

"System access" vulnerabilities discovered in popular software in 2008
by:

Secunia:              44 Vulnerabilities discovered

iDefense Labs:        24 Vulnerabilities discovered

IBM/ISS:              15 Vulnerabilities discovered

Google Security:      13 Vulnerabilities discovered

NGS Software:         12 Vulnerabilities discovered

CoreSecurity:         12 Vulnerabilities discovered

Fortinet:              9 Vulnerabilities discovered

DVLabs:                8 Vulnerabilities discovered

CERT/CC:               6 Vulnerabilities discovered

McAfee Avert Labs:     5 Vulnerabilities discovered

Total research papers issued by Secunia Research in 2008: 64
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/ 


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research you require to secure your systems?

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discovered vulnerabilities within your network:

http://secunia.com/advisories/business_solutions/ 

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

Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Microsoft PowerPoint,
which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's
system.

For more information, refer to:
http://secunia.com/advisories/32428/ 

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Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Apple Safari, which can be
exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

For more information, refer to:
http://secunia.com/advisories/35056/ 

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Apple has issued a security update for Mac OS X, which fixes multiple
vulnerabilities.

For more information, refer to:
http://secunia.com/advisories/35074/ 

=======================================================================3) This Weeks Top Ten Most Read Advisories:

1.  [SA34012] Adobe Flash Player Multiple Vulnerabilities
2.  [SA34451] Sun Java JDK / JRE Multiple Vulnerabilities
3.  [SA34924] Adobe Reader JavaScript Methods Memory Corruption
4.  [SA32428] Microsoft PowerPoint Multiple Vulnerabilities
5.  [SA33901] Adobe Reader/Acrobat Multiple Vulnerabilities
6.  [SA34866] Mozilla Firefox "nsTextFrame::ClearTextRun()" Memory
              Corruption
7.  [SA20153] Microsoft Word Malformed Object Pointer Vulnerability
8.  [SA33954] Microsoft Excel Two Vulnerabilities
9.  [SA35021] Pango Glyph String Parsing Integer Overflow Vulnerability
10. [SA35014] Google Chrome Skia 2D Integer Overflow Vulnerabilities

=======================================================================4) This Week in Numbers

During the past week 54 Secunia Advisories have been released. All
Secunia customers have received immediate notification on the alerts
that affect their business.

This weeks Secunia Advisories had the following spread across platforms
and criticality ratings:

Platforms:
  Windows             :      9 Secunia Advisories
  Unix/Linux          :     22 Secunia Advisories
  Other               :      0 Secunia Advisories
  Cross platform      :     23 Secunia Advisories

Criticality Ratings:
  Extremely Critical  :      0 Secunia Advisories
  Highly Critical     :     12 Secunia Advisories
  Moderately Critical :     27 Secunia Advisories
  Less Critical       :     14 Secunia Advisories
  Not Critical        :      1 Secunia Advisory  

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Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive,
by clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only use
those supplied by the vendor.

Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/ 

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