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Secunia Weekly Summary - Issue: 2009-42




Secunia Weekly Summary - Issue: 2009-42
Secunia Weekly Summary - Issue: 2009-42



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                  The Secunia Weekly Advisory Summary                  
                        2009-10-08 - 2009-10-15                        

                       This week: 48 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:

The Secunia Vulnerability Intelligence Feed focuses on enabling
centralised security teams and relevant security personnel, to receive
the latest validated vulnerability and threat intelligence, provided
from the Secunia research team.

Enabling you to distribute the intelligence through your existing
communication channels (Mailing-lists) already in-place within your
organisation.

Features include:
* XML Capability - Dynamic or 24 hour XML feed
* Vulnerability Database
* E-mail/SMS alerting


Click here to learn more:
http://secunia.com/gfx/pdf/VIF.pdf 

Try it:
http://secunia.com/advisories/try_vi 

Did you know that Secunia is GSA approved?

For further information please see:
GSA Pricing - GSA Contract # GS-35F-0858N

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

Microsoft has released their security bulletins for October.

For more information, refer to:
http://secunia.com/advisories/37002/ 
http://secunia.com/advisories/37007/ 
http://secunia.com/advisories/37001/ 
http://secunia.com/advisories/36938/ 
http://secunia.com/advisories/36944/ 
http://secunia.com/advisories/37006/ 
http://secunia.com/advisories/36979/ 
http://secunia.com/advisories/37008/ 
http://secunia.com/advisories/37000/ 
http://secunia.com/advisories/36999/ 
http://secunia.com/advisories/37005/ 
http://secunia.com/advisories/36997/ 

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Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Adobe Reader and
Acrobat, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct
cross-site scripting attacks, bypass certain security restrictions, or
compromise a user's system.

For more information, refer to:
http://secunia.com/advisories/36983/ 

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

1.  [SA36983] Adobe Reader/Acrobat Arbitrary Multiple Vulnerabilities
2.  [SA35948] Adobe Flash Player Multiple Vulnerabilities
3.  [SA36649] Mozilla Firefox Temporary File Download Manipulation
              Security Issue
4.  [SA24314] Internet Explorer Charset Inheritance Cross-Site
              Scripting Vulnerability
5.  [SA35949] Adobe Reader/Acrobat SWF Content Arbitrary Code Execution
6.  [SA34451] Sun Java JDK / JRE Multiple Vulnerabilities
7.  [SA37007] Microsoft Products GDI+ Multiple Vulnerabilities
8.  [SA20153] Microsoft Word Malformed Object Pointer Vulnerability
9.  [SA36988] VMware Authorization Service Denial of Service
              Vulnerability
10. [SA36979] Microsoft Internet Explorer Multiple Vulnerabilities

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

During the past week 48 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             :     16 Secunia Advisories
  Unix/Linux          :     24 Secunia Advisories
  Other               :      0 Secunia Advisories
  Cross platform      :      8 Secunia Advisories

Criticality Ratings:
  Extremely Critical  :      1 Secunia Advisory  
  Highly Critical     :     14 Secunia Advisories
  Moderately Critical :     17 Secunia Advisories
  Less Critical       :     12 Secunia Advisories
  Not Critical        :      4 Secunia Advisories

=======================================================================
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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E-mail	: support@secunia.com 
Tel	: +45 70 20 51 44
Fax	: +45 70 20 51 45


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