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Secunia Weekly Summary - Issue: 2010-10




Secunia Weekly Summary - Issue: 2010-10
Secunia Weekly Summary - Issue: 2010-10



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                  The Secunia Weekly Advisory Summary                  
                        2010-03-04 - 2010-03-11                        

                       This week: 63 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:

Patching redefined - Free & Automatic Updating for every single PC user

Unpatched programs are a primary source of IT insecurity. But due to
the complex and immeasurable scope of patching, it is neglected by the
majority of private users. Not a viable approach to ensure online
safety - Secunia has set out aggressively to change this!

Read more:
http://secunia.com/blog/80/ 

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Use WSUS to deploy 3rd party patches

Public BETA
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_3rd_third_party_patching/ 

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

A vulnerability has been reported in Internet Explorer, which can be
exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

NOTE: The vulnerability is currently being actively exploited.

For more information:
http://secunia.com/advisories/38860/ 

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A vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows, which can be
exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

For more information:
http://secunia.com/advisories/38791/ 

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

For more information:
http://secunia.com/advisories/38805/ 

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Paul Craig has reported a vulnerability in Skype, which can be
exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions
and potentially disclose certain sensitive information.

For more information:
http://secunia.com/advisories/38908/ 

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

For more information on how to receive alerts on these vulnerabilities,
subscribe to the Secunia business solutions:
http://secunia.com/advisories/business_solutions/ 

1.  [SA38416] Microsoft Internet Explorer Local File Disclosure
              Vulnerabilities
2.  [SA37584] Adobe Flash Player Multiple Vulnerabilities
3.  [SA37231] Sun Java JDK / JRE Multiple Vulnerabilities
4.  [SA38511] Microsoft DirectShow AVI File Parsing Buffer Overflow
              Vulnerability
5.  [SA37690] Adobe Reader/Acrobat Multiple Vulnerabilities
6.  [SA37769] Google Chrome Multiple Vulnerabilities
7.  [SA38209] Microsoft Internet Explorer Multiple Vulnerabilities
8.  [SA38061] Google Chrome Stylesheet Redirection Information
              Disclosure
9.  [SA38265] Microsoft Windows Two Privilege Escalation
              Vulnerabilities
10. [SA38506] Microsoft Windows TCP/IP Implementation Vulnerabilities

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

During the past week 63 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          :     24 Secunia Advisories
  Other               :      1 Secunia Advisory  
  Cross platform      :     21 Secunia Advisories

Criticality Ratings:
  Extremely Critical  :      1 Secunia Advisory  
  Highly Critical     :     10 Secunia Advisories
  Moderately Critical :     22 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/ 

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

Contact details:
Web	: http://secunia.com/ 
E-mail	: support@secunia.com 
Tel	: +45 70 20 51 44
Fax	: +45 70 20 51 45


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