Category Archives: Software

Adobe Acrobat (Reader) DC 20.009.20074

Adobe has just released an optional update of Adobe Acrobat (Reader) DC 20.009.20065. According to the release notes this fixes some bugs in the sandbox and in other features. Advertising

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PowerToys 0.19.1 announced

[German]Microsoft announced version 0.19.1 of PowerToys for Windows 10 users a few hours ago. These tools are free and offer additional features for Windows 10. 0.19.1 is scheduled for release on June 7, 2000. Advertising

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Check Point patches Vulnerability in ZoneAlarm

[German]There is a Privilege Escalation vulnerability in the ZoneAlarm software (firewall). Check Point has provided a patch to patch this vulnerability. Advertising

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Exploit known, F5 BIG-IP appliances urgently need patching

[German]There are serious vulnerabilities in the BIG-IP appliances for which the manufacturer has released an update. An exploit is now seen in the wild actively exploiting systems so administrators responsible for the F5 BIG-IP appliances should patch them urgently. Advertising

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Addenum to the out-of-band Windows Codecs Library security patch via store

[German]On June 30, 2020, Microsoft had rolled out emergency updates for vulnerabilities CVE-2020-1425 and CVE-2020-1457 in the Windows Codecs Library. Today I post an addendum, as there are still numerous inconsistencies in this process. Addendum: And we have install issues. … Continue reading

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AdwCleaner 8.0.6 closes again a DLL hijacking vulnerability

[German]Malwarebytes has released the Windows tool AdwCleaner 8.0.6. This update fixes a DLL hijacking vulnerability in AdwCleaner 8.0.5 that I reported to the developers. Advertising

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Tor Browser 9.5.1

[German]Short addendum for users of the Tor bundle. The developers have already released version 9.5.1 on  June 30, 2020, which includes the new Firefox. Advertising

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Microsoft Edge upgrade to be extended

[German]Microsoft plans to roll out the Chromium-based Edge Browser via Windows Update on Windows systems used in enterprise environments and educational institutions. Advertising

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Thunderbird 68.10.0 released

[German]The developers of the e-mail client Thunderbird released version 68.10.0 on July 1, 2020. This is a maintenance update for the 68 main branch of the e-mail client, which fixes some bugs. Advertising

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Firefox Version 78.0.1 released

[German] Mozilla’s developers have released version 78.0.0, the Firefox browser, on July 1, 2020. Now the developers have already announced the version 78.0.1. Advertising

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