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Secunia Weekly Summary - Issue: 2010-31




Secunia Weekly Summary - Issue: 2010-31
Secunia Weekly Summary - Issue: 2010-31



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                  The Secunia Weekly Advisory Summary                  
                        2010-07-29 - 2010-08-05                        

                       This week: 77 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:


"From 2007 to 2009 vulnerabilities in a typical end-user PC almost
doubled from about 220 to 420."

Non-Microsoft software to blame for increase in vulnerabilities
affecting typical Windows end-users, read more:

http://secunia.com/gfx/pdf/Secunia_Half_Year_Report_2010.pdf 


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

Charlie Miller has discovered a vulnerability in Adobe Reader /
Acrobat, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a
user's system.

http://secunia.com/advisories/40766 

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Charlie Miller has discovered two vulnerabilities in OpenOffice.org
Impress, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a
user's system.

http://secunia.com/advisories/40775 

=======================================================================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.  [SA40729] QuickTime Player Streaming Debug Error Logging Buffer
              Overflow
2.  [SA40026] Adobe Flash Player Multiple Vulnerabilities
3.  [SA40647] Microsoft Windows Shell Shortcut Parsing Vulnerability
4.  [SA40766] Adobe Reader/Acrobat Font Parsing Integer Overflow
              Vulnerability
5.  [SA24314] Internet Explorer Charset Inheritance Cross-Site
              Scripting Vulnerability
6.  [SA37255] Sun Java JDK / JRE Multiple Vulnerabilities
7.  [SA40743] Google Chrome Multiple Vulnerabilities
8.  [SA38830] Symantec Products File Parsing Multiple Vulnerabilities
9.  [SA40807] Apple iOS Security Bypass and PDF File Processing
              Vulnerability
10. [SA40720] Mozilla Firefox Plugin Parameter Array Dangling Pointer
              Vulnerability

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

During the past week 77 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             :     15 Secunia Advisories
  Unix/Linux          :     37 Secunia Advisories
  Other               :     12 Secunia Advisories
  Cross platform      :     13 Secunia Advisories

Criticality Ratings:
  Extremely Critical  :      0 Secunia Advisories
  Highly Critical     :     17 Secunia Advisories
  Moderately Critical :     23 Secunia Advisories
  Less Critical       :     26 Secunia Advisories
  Not Critical        :     11 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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