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Secunia Weekly Summary - Issue: 2009-38




Secunia Weekly Summary - Issue: 2009-38
Secunia Weekly Summary - Issue: 2009-38



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                  The Secunia Weekly Advisory Summary                  
                        2009-09-10 - 2009-09-17                        

                        This week: 72 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:

Fortune 500 companies turn to Secunia when a vulnerability poses a
critical threat to their infrastructure.

Our Customer Support Center provides our customers with the best
support on how to eliminate vulnerability threats.
 
Do you have a provider you can contact when the threat is already in
your network?
 
Click here to learn more about our capabilities: 
http://secunia.com/gfx/Presentation/index.html 

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

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

For more information, refer to:
http://secunia.com/advisories/36762/ 

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

For more information, refer to:
http://secunia.com/advisories/36627/ 

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Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Mozilla Firefox, which can
be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security
restrictions, conduct spoofing attacks, or compromise a vulnerable
system.

For more information, refer to:
http://secunia.com/advisories/36671/ 

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

1.  [SA36649] Mozilla Firefox Temporary File Download Manipulation
              Security Issue
2.  [SA35948] Adobe Flash Player Multiple Vulnerabilities
3.  [SA36671] Mozilla Firefox Multiple Vulnerabilities
4.  [SA24314] Internet Explorer Charset Inheritance Cross-Site
              Scripting Vulnerability
5.  [SA36627] Apple QuickTime Multiple Vulnerabilities
6.  [SA34451] Sun Java JDK / JRE Multiple Vulnerabilities
7.  [SA36597] Windows 2000 / XP TCP/IP Window Size Denial of Service
              Vulnerabilities
8.  [SA35949] Adobe Reader/Acrobat SWF Content Arbitrary Code Execution
9.  [SA20153] Microsoft Word Malformed Object Pointer Vulnerability
10. [SA36603] Microsoft Windows TCP/IP Implementation Multiple
              Vulnerabilities

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

During the past week 72 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             :      8 Secunia Advisories
  Unix/Linux          :     30 Secunia Advisories
  Other               :      2 Secunia Advisories
  Cross platform      :     32 Secunia Advisories

Criticality Ratings:
  Extremely Critical  :      0 Secunia Advisories
  Highly Critical     :     18 Secunia Advisories
  Moderately Critical :     24 Secunia Advisories
  Less Critical       :     27 Secunia Advisories
  Not Critical        :      3 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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E-mail	: support@secunia.com 
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Fax	: +45 70 20 51 45


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