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Secunia Weekly Summary - Issue: 2009-21




Secunia Weekly Summary - Issue: 2009-21
Secunia Weekly Summary - Issue: 2009-21



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                  The Secunia Weekly Advisory Summary                  
                        2009-05-14 - 2009-05-21                        

                       This week: 79 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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=======================================================================2) This Week in Brief:

A vulnerability has been discovered in Mac OS X, which can be exploited
by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

For more information, refer to:
http://secunia.com/advisories/35118/ 

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Nikolaos Rangos has discovered a vulnerability in Microsoft Internet
Information Services (IIS), which can be exploited by malicious people
to bypass certain security restrictions.

For more information, refer to:
http://secunia.com/advisories/35109/ 

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Tobias Klein has discovered a vulnerability in Winamp, which can be
exploited by malicious people to potentially compromise a user's
system.

For more information, refer to:
http://secunia.com/advisories/35126/ 

=======================================================================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 79 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          :     39 Secunia Advisories
  Other               :      2 Secunia Advisories
  Cross platform      :     29 Secunia Advisories

Criticality Ratings:
  Extremely Critical  :      0 Secunia Advisories
  Highly Critical     :     16 Secunia Advisories
  Moderately Critical :     36 Secunia Advisories
  Less Critical       :     19 Secunia Advisories
  Not Critical        :      8 Secunia Advisories

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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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