Privilege escalation is the method of exploiting a bug, design flaw or configuration issues in an operating system or software application to gain access to resources that are restricted to be used by other users. An independent researcher Dawid Golunski exposed a privilege escalation vulnerability (CVE-2016-5616/CVE-2016-6663) present in MySQL, MariaDB and PerconaDB databases. This issue […]

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Microsoft November 2016 Patch Tuesday brings 14 Security bulletins addressing 75 Vulnerabilities. Six bulletins are rated as Critical, eight are rated as Important. The Six Critical bulletins are as follows: MS16-129 for Microsoft’s Edge browser covers 17 CVE’s MS16-130 for Microsoft Windows covers 3 CVE’s MS16-131 for Microsoft Video Control covers 1 CVE’s MS16-132 for […]

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Microsoft September 2016 Patch Tuesday brings 14 Security Bulletins addressing a total of 50 vulnerabilities. Seven Security Bulletins are rated as Critical and Seven are rated as Important. This month Seven bulletins are rated as Critical : MS16-104 for Internet Explorer, MS16-105 for Microsoft Edge,  MS16-106 for Microsoft Graphics Component, MS16-107 for Microsoft Office, MS16-108 for […]

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A critical vulnerability has been found in Samba which affects all Windows platforms, termed as badlock. It will be patched on April 12, 2016. Samba is an open source implementation of the SMB/CIFS network protocol, which runs on non-windows operating systems like Unix, IBM System 390, Linux, OpenVMS and other operating systems and allows them to […]

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Microsoft February 2016 Patch Tuesday bring 13 Security Bulletins, which is addressing 37 vulnerabilities. Six are rated as Critical and 7 are Important. Following six bulletins are rated as Critical, MS16-009 for Internet Explorer.  MS16-011 for Microsoft Edge. MS16-012 for Windows PDF Library.  MS16-013 for Windows Journal. MS16-015 for Microsoft Office and MS16-022  for Adobe Flash Player.   Microsoft security bulletin summary for February 2016 in order of severity […]

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  Microsoft September 2015 Patch Tuesday bring 12 security bulletins which address 55 CVE’s. Four are rated Critical and eight are Important. 4 bulletins are rated as Critical , MS15-94 for Internet Explorer 7 (IE 7), Internet Explorer 8 (IE 8), Internet Explorer 9 (IE 9), Internet Explorer 10 (IE 10), and Internet Explorer 11 (IE 11) , MS15-95 for […]

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