Adobe's Patch Tuesday updates included security updates for Adobe Acrobat and Reader for Windows and Macintosh to address critical vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.
Adobe Systems says it plans to address a critical zero-day vulnerability in Flash Player that a researcher asserts is being actively exploited in the wild to attack South Koreans conducting research on North Korea.
Hackers could run code on VPN box. Cisco has confirmed a critical security vulnerability in its SSL VPN solution, Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA), one of the most widely-deployed SSL VPNs on the market.
The popular Bitcoin client Electrum has developed a patch for a critical vulnerability that allows malicious websites to steal from digital wallets that are not password-protected.
VMware issued patches on Wednesday for a trio of critical vulnerabilities in its vSphere Data Protection backup and recovery solution. The problem was found in versions 6.1.x, 6.0.x, and 5.x, and repaired in versions 6.1.6 and 6.0.7.
Mozilla issued a series of security updates for Thunderbird 52.5.2 that included a critically rated buffer overflow issue that could lead to a crash if exploited.
The commission decided today to repeal the regulations put in place under the Obama administration, prompting criticism that the move would not only choke freedom but would compromise security and privacy.
Google issued patches for 37 security issues in Chrome, with one being rated critical and six considered high risks, with the release of Chrome 63.0.3239.84.
Cisco Wednesday warned users of a critical vulnerability in Nexus 3000 and 3500 series switches.