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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A critical vulnerability has been discovered recently in QEMU (Quick Emulator). Beware of the Command execution vulnerability that exists in QEMU, a hosted virtual machine monitor. It was recently discovered that the QEMU Guest agent’s command ‘guest_exec‘ has encountered a critical OS command injection vulnerability which allows any remote unauthenticated attacker to gain sensitive information, […]

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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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Exim, one of the most popular open source mail transfer agent (MTA) in Linux systems, is now being exploited by attackers all over the world. Currently, more than 3.5 million servers are at risk worldwide. The critical vulnerability which is already fixed by the vendor has still not been patched in most of the operating […]

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Today, Microsoft has released its monthly set of security advisories for vulnerabilities that have been identified and addressed in various products. This month’s advisory release addresses 88 new vulnerabilities, with 21 of them rated critical, 66 are rated Important and 1 is listed as Moderate in severity. These vulnerabilities impact Servicing Stack Updates, Windows Kernel, […]

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