Tag Archives: Security

ShadowPad: Backdoor in NetSarang Apps

[German]Hackers was able to inject a backdoor into NetSarang’s business apps (XManager 5, also Enterprise, XShell 5, Xftp 5, Xlpd 5). This software is used worldwide within companies.

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Adobe Reader / Digital Editions security updates 08/08/2017

[German]Adobe has released some security updates for his Adobe PDF Readers. And there is a security update for Adobe Digital Editions.

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Microsoft Office Security Updates (August 8, 2017)

[German]Microsoft has released several security updates on August 8, 2017 for Microsoft Office 2013 and Microsoft Office 2016. Here is an overview, whats’s available.

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Windows 10: Critical Updates KB4035631 and KB4035632

[German]Microsoft has released some updates prematurely to August 2017 Patchday for Windows 10 (Version 1511 and 1607) within Windows Update Catalog. The two updates mentioned within the title are quoted as critical.

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Android security updates August 2017

[German]Google has released the August 2017 security updates for supported Android devices. These updates are also shipped to OEMs. Here are a few details, what to know.

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US-CERT warns: Microsoft Windows LNK vulnerability

[German]US-CERT issued a warning: Microsoft Windows automatically executes code specified in shortcut (LNK) files. This allows attackers to execute malware during viewing a lnk file. A public exploit is available.

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Microsoft won’t patch SMBloris vulnerability

[German]A 20-year-old vulnerability in Microsoft Windows SMB protocol has been discovered. Microsoft says, that it won’t patch this vulnerability. Here is, what to know.

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Revisions and issues July 2017 Updates

[German]Microsoft’s July 2017 updates for Internet Explorer and Edge Browser has caused several issues. Microsoft has revised CVE-2017-8518 for Scripting Engine and they corrects an issue in Power Shell.

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Beware of Microsoft’s LDAP Server CVE-2017-8563 Fix

[German]Microsoft has updated several products on July 11, 2017, to close a Windows Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability(CVE-2017-8563). But there are manual actions required to fix the vulnerability finally.

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Microsoft Outlook security update revisions (July 27, 2017)

Microsoft has undertaken CVE-2017-8571, CVE-2017-8572, and CVE-2017-8663 addressing vulnerabilities within Microsoft Outlook a major revision. The reason is to fix vulnerabilities (and known issues) in affected Office versions.

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