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.
Apple once again has released security updates for Safari, watchOS, iOS, various macOS systems, and tvOS to address various security issues, some of which could allow an attacker to take control of an infected system.
Cisco Systems on Wednesday issued 26 security updates to fix an array of vulnerabilities, including high-impact bugs in its Unified Customer Voice Portal (CVP), its NX-OS Software, and its Email Security Appliance (ESA).
Microsoft is having a different type of Patch Tuesday, instead of simply pushing out security updates the company is dealing with several new issues surrounding the patches it released last week to mitigate Spectre/Meltdown issues.
Apple followed up on its promise last week and rolled out updates for macOS High Sierra, Safari and iOS to patch the Spectre vulnerabilities CVE-2017-5753 and CVE-2017-5715 in Intel's processor family.
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.
Software-Defined Enterprise Content Delivery Networks (SD ECDNs) are virtual networks that allow businesses to share large files - like upgrades - at high speeds, regardless of whether they use legacy network infrastructures.
This seven-year-old version of the software is leaving enterprises open to 600 security vulnerabilities.
Adobe released fixes for its Reader and Acrobat products and said it will issue an update later this week for Flash Player to patch a vulnerability that is currently being exploited in the wild.
The use of open source components in commercial software is more common than even vendors are aware of and it's leaving customers open to unpatched flaws.
Cyber-security experts are urging Google to make its Android operating system updates available over-the-air to decrease the window of opportunity for vulnerability exploitation.
Consumer group in the Netherlands sends in the lawyers over Samsung's allegedly "poor software update policy for Android smartphones".
Google will end support for Chrome on 32-bit Linux, Ubuntu Precise (12.04) and Debian 7 - to "provide the best experience for the most-used Linux versions".
Google will no longer offer Chrome support for Windows XP, Vista and several older versions of Mac OS X, the company announced, as it released several Chrome and Chrome OS updates.
Four new updates to Windows 7 and 8 allow Microsoft to collect a variety of usage information.