Monthly Archives: September 2013

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2013-39

This week we have had a few Apple updates, and it’s recommended to apply them where applicable. The IE Zero day that came about last week has also started spreading, with DeputyDog Attack Targeting Latest IE Zero Day. Apple released … Continue reading

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iOS 7.0.2 – fixes lock screenvulnerability

iOS 7.0.2 is now available and addresses the following: Passcode Lock Available for: iPhone 4 and later Impact: A person with physical access to the device may be able to make calls to any number Description: A NULL dereference existed … Continue reading

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Apache Struts 2.3.15.2 – Fixes security vulnerabilities

A new version of Apache Struts has been released. This update fixes two security vulnerabilities so users are advised to update as soon as possible! More information: http://struts.apache.org/release/2.3.x/docs/version-notes-23152.html

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OS X Server v2.2.2 Security Update

Apple have released updates to their OS X Server. Some of the updates for the applications below fixes issues which may lead to arbitrary code execution, so it’s important to update as soon as possible through Software Update. ClamAV PostgreSQL … Continue reading

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BF-SIRT Newsletter 2013-38

This week, there’s been a few reports coming out, with the most interesting ones being Symantec Security Response release report about hacker group Hidden Lynx and how 30 percent of transactions conducted from Tor are fraudulent. 14 NASA sites were … Continue reading

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iOS 7 released – fixes vulnerabilities

Apple have released the latest version of their iOS, version 7. This release contains a lot of features, but a lot of security vulnerabilities have also been fixed which means it’s important to update your iOS device as soon as … Continue reading

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Internet Explorer Vulnerability Could Allow Remote Code Execution

Microsoft has released Security Advisory 2887505 regarding a remote code execution vulnerability (CVE-2013-3893) impacting Internet Explorer versions 6 through 11. Microsoft is aware of targeted attacks that attempt to exploit this vulnerability in Internet Explorer 8 and Internet Explorer 9. … Continue reading

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Quick way to name your NICs in Windows Servers

If you, like me, manage many servers, it’s essential to name network adapters in a way that makes it easy to troubleshoot issues when they arise. In complex networks with thousands of servers and all servers connected using multiple paths … Continue reading

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Mozilla – Miscellaneous memory safety hazards

Mozilla developers identified and fixed several memory safety bugs in the browser engine used in Firefox and other Mozilla-based products. Some of these bugs showed evidence of memory corruption under certain circumstances, and we presume that with enough effort at … Continue reading

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Apple Security Updates for OS X Mountain Lion and Safari

APPLE-SA-2013-09-12-1 OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5 and Security Update 2013-004 OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5 and Security Update 2013-004 is now available, and it’s recommended to update as soon as possible! This update solves multiple critical security issues such as … Continue reading

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