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Secunia Weekly Summary - Issue: 2009-27




Secunia Weekly Summary - Issue: 2009-27
Secunia Weekly Summary - Issue: 2009-27



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                  The Secunia Weekly Advisory Summary                  
                        2009-06-25 - 2009-07-02                        

                       This week: 95 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:

New Blog: The Dirty Dozen 

You Probably Got A Dirty Dozen.

And it only takes one "dirty" program to compromise your PC - but the
bad guys got a dozen shots on average!

It is a disturbing fact that the average PC users, not using the
Secunia PSI, has a total of 12 unpatched and thus insecure programs on
their PC, as we described in our blog yesterday.

Read More:
http://secunia.com/blog/56/ 

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

A vulnerability has been discovered in VLC Media Player, which can be
exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

For more information, refer to:
http://secunia.com/advisories/35558/ 

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Gabriel Menezes Nunes has reported a security issue in Trillian, which
can be exploited by malicious people to conduct spoofing attacks.

For more information, refer to:
http://secunia.com/advisories/35667/ 

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

For more information, refer to:
http://secunia.com/advisories/35627/ 

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

1.  [SA24314] Internet Explorer Charset Inheritance Cross-Site
              Scripting Vulnerability
2.  [SA34012] Adobe Flash Player Multiple Vulnerabilities
3.  [SA34580] Adobe Reader/Acrobat Multiple Vulnerabilities
4.  [SA34451] Sun Java JDK / JRE Multiple Vulnerabilities
5.  [SA35558] VLC Media Player SMB Input Module Buffer Overflow
              Vulnerability
6.  [SA22628] Internet Explorer 7 Window Injection Vulnerability
7.  [SA35126] Winamp libsndfile.dll VOC Processing Buffer Overflow
              Vulnerability
8.  [SA35544] Shockwave Player Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability
9.  [SA35548] Google Chrome HTTP Response Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
10. [SA20153] Microsoft Word Malformed Object Pointer Vulnerability

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

During the past week 95 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             :     17 Secunia Advisories
  Unix/Linux          :     48 Secunia Advisories
  Other               :      0 Secunia Advisories
  Cross platform      :     30 Secunia Advisories

Criticality Ratings:
  Extremely Critical  :      0 Secunia Advisories
  Highly Critical     :     18 Secunia Advisories
  Moderately Critical :     37 Secunia Advisories
  Less Critical       :     33 Secunia Advisories
  Not Critical        :      7 Secunia Advisories

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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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http://secunia.com/advisories/weekly_summary/ 

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