Microsoft rolls out October Patch Tuesday security updates today, remediating 60 common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs) in the family of Windows operating systems and related products. Out of these 9 are classified as “Critical“, and 51 as “Important”. There are no reported zero-days this month but there is one publicly disclosed vulnerability Windows Error Reporting […]

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Squid is an open-source web caching and Internet proxy application which is widely used for speeding up the webserver and aiding in its security. A heap buffer overflow vulnerability has been discovered in some versions of the Squid web proxy cache servers. This vulnerability is tracked as CVE-2019-12527 and could be exploited by attackers to […]

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A critical security flaw has been reported in GNU C Library. The bug discovered in glibc has been present since 2008. A huge amount of Linux software can be hijacked by miscreants from the other side of the internet. The GNU C Library (glibc) is an essential component of Linux distributions. The researchers at Google and Red Hat […]

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A critical vulnerability is discovered in GNU C Library (glibc). The GNU C Library, commonly known as glibc, is the GNU Project’s implementation of the C standard library and a core part of the Linux operating system. GNU C Library (glibc) is used in most of the Linux distributions, which is prone to a heap-based […]

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A new zero-day (CVE-2014-0515) exploit exists in the wild, and is being used to target Flash Player users on the Windows systems. The vulnerability was discovered by Kaspersky Lab in Mid April. There is a buffer overflow vulnerability in the Pixel Bender component which is designed for video and image processing that can be used […]

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what is a buffer? In general, the term buffer is a temporary storage, a space in the memory used to store the data. Memory Organization: Stack: Contains arguments which are passed to the function and local variables. Heap: Contains the dynamically allocated memory (malloc()). Data: – Initialized data segment: Contains the global, static and constant data. […]

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