It is ideally after a post attack scenario when the blame game starts as to who is to be held responsible.  Attacks sometimes serves as a reminder for organizations to focus on security needs rather than considering it an integral part, which is the typical mindset of business managers. The increase in cyber-attacks in the […]

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The following SCAP content has been released to SCAP Repo and SecPod ANCOR. SecPod Saner will automatically pull the relevant content on its next scheduled update. oval:org.secpod.oval:def:33718 CVE-2016-1646, Out-of-bounds vulnerability in V8 in Google Chrome via a specially crafted web page oval:org.secpod.oval:def:33719 CVE-2016-1647, Use-after-free vulnerability in Navigation in Google Chrome via a specially crafted web […]

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Oracle has released an emergency security update for Java SE running in desktop web browsers. Advisory addresses an unspecified vulnerability(CVE-2016-0636) which can be remotely exploited without authentication, may be exploited over a network without the need for a username and password. To be successfully exploited, an unsuspecting user running an affected release in a browser will […]

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The following SCAP content has been released to SCAP Repo and SecPod ANCOR. SecPod Saner will automatically pull the relevant content on its next scheduled update. oval:org.secpod.oval:def:33651 CVE-2016-3115, Multiple CRLF injection vulnerabilities in OpenSSH via crafted X11 forwarding data oval:org.secpod.oval:def:33713 CVE-2016-0636, Unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java via unknown vectors related to the Hotspot sub-component oval:org.secpod.oval:def:602434 […]

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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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According to a recent survey that included approximately 480 IT professionals, effective patch management was considered to be the easiest way of enhancing IT risk management. However, organizations are still getting it wrong. Patch weariness was considered to have only a small impact on the industry, but is in fact affecting a wide range of organizations. The […]

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The following SCAP content has been released to SCAP Repo and SecPod ANCOR. SecPod Saner will automatically pull the relevant content on its next scheduled update. oval:org.secpod.oval:def:33530 CVE-2016-0134, Memory corruption vulnerability in Microsoft Office – CVE-2016-0134 (Mac OS X) oval:org.secpod.oval:def:33531 CVE-2016-0134, MS16-029, Memory corruption vulnerability in Microsoft Office – MS16-029 (Mac OS X) oval:org.secpod.oval:def:33448 CVE-2016-1978, […]

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