Microsoft released its monthly set of security updates today. 77 vulnerabilities were addressed in these updates with 15 vulnerabilities rated critical and 62 vulnerabilities rated important in severity. All the critical vulnerabilities lead to remote code execution. 51 vulnerabilities were addressed in Windows alone. Microsoft also fixed an elevation of privilege vulnerability (CVE-2019-1130) in Windows […]

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Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities are a dime a dozen these days. But, what if an attacker could take control of an application which runs with the highest privileges? Then it’s an apocalypse! A flaw in an application running with administrator privileges has left millions of Dell PCs vulnerable. What is Dell SupportAssist? Dell SupportAssist is a […]

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VLC released a minor update for Vetineri, the 3.0.x release line of VLC Media Player. This has been considered an important update as it received 33 security bug fixes. Jean-Baptiste Kempf, the president of VideoLAN non-profit org, pointed out that this release has fixed the highest number of security issues so far. The two major […]

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Credits : thehackernews.com Patch Tuesday is just around the corner and SandboxEscaper has continued to drop exploits one after another. A second bypass exploit, named ByeBear was brought out in the open for the already patched CVE-2019-0841. SanboxEscaper published four other zero-days including the first exploit for CVE-2019-0841. CVE-2019-0841 This is an elevation of privilege […]

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With just a week gone by after the Patch Tuesday, an anonymous researcher identified as SandboxEscaper found this to be the apt time to promulgate an exploit in Windows systems. This simple, yet efficient exploit could elevate privileges on a machine to allow modification of certain restricted files which are accessible only with administrator privileges. […]

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