Tag Archives: Security

Microsoft Security Update Releases (Feb. 19, 2019)

On  February 19, 2019, Microsoft has released several (informational) Security Update Releases that deal with changes in CVE descriptions, etc. Here is the corresponding raw text for your information.

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Thunderbird 60.5.1

[German]Mozilla’s developers have released the email client Thunderbird version 60.5.1. This is an important maintenance update which fixes some vulnerabilities and bugs. Here is some information about it.

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OpenOffice- and LibreOffice Vulnerability CVE-2018-16858

[German]There is a micro patch for the 0-day vulnerability CVE-2018-16858 in OpenOffice. And for the vulnerability (patched in LibreOffice by an update) there is a Proof of Concept (PoC).

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Microsoft Security Update Releases/Notification (Feb. 13, 2019)

A short supplement from this week. On patchday (Feb. 12th) and a day after Microsoft released several ‘Security Update Releases’ and notifications. Here is an overview.

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USB cable with Wi-Fi allows hacking PCs

A security researcher has managed to implant a WiFi chip into a USB cable so that this cable is suitable for attacking systems with macOS, Linux, Windows or other operating systems.

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Patchday Windows 10 Updates (February 12, 2019)

[German]February 12, 2019 (second Tuesday of the month, Patchday at Microsoft) released several cumulative updates for the supported Windows 10 builds. Here are some details about each update.

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Flash Player 32.0.0.142 released

[German]Adobe has released a security update for the Flash Player, which upgrades it to version 32.0.0.142. Microsoft has also released a corresponding Flash update KB4487038. 

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Patchday: Updates for Windows 7/8.1/Server Feb. 12, 2019

[German]On February 12, 2019, Microsoft released various (security) updates for Windows 7 SP1 and other updates for Windows 8.1 as well as the corresponding server versions. Here is an overview of these updates.

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Microsoft Security Update Summary (February 12, 2019)

[German]As of February 12, 2019, Microsoft released numerous security updates for Windows clients and servers, Office, etc. Here is a compact overview about these update.

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Microsoft analysis: 0-day vulnerabilities the biggest risk

[German]The biggest risks for computer systems are 0-day vulnerabilities, and not deferred updates. And 0-day vulnerabilities are targeted by cyber criminals. That’s the result of a Microsoft security analysis.

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