Tag Archives: Security
[German]Mozilla’s developers have released version 52.8.0 of the email client Thunderbird. This is a maintenance update which closes various (sometimes critical) vulnerabilities.
Microsoft has revised some Security Update Releases on May 15, 2018. Here is a short list, what has been changed. Addendum: Update revision from May 18, 2018 added.
[German]0patch has released a 0day patch to fix a critical vulnerability (CVE-2018-8174) in Windows VBScript Engine. This will be helpful for users who are not able to install May 2018 security updates due to issues.
[German]Firma Adobe has published on May 11, 2018 an Advanced Security Bulletin, mentions a vulnerability in Adobe Reader DC. A security update has been released on May 14, 2018.
[German]Security researcher found a critical vulnerability in encryption used by PGP and S/MIME during encrypting e-mails. This results that encrypted messages may contain data in plain text and also old encrypted messages can be decrypted afterwards.
[German]Once again it’s the old story: Users drag extensions for Google’s Chrome browser onto their system – and thus infect the devices with malware. More than 100,000 computers are said to have been infected by malicious chrome extensions.
[German]On May 8, 2018 (second Tuesday of the month, patchday at Microsoft) Microsoft released various security-relevant updates for Microsoft Office 2010, Office 2013 and Office 2016.
[German]Microsoft has released a series of security updates for various Microsoft products (Windows, Adobe Flash, Microsoft Office and .NET Framework) on May 8, 2018 (patchday). Here is a short overview.
[German]May 8, 2018 is patchday and Adobe has released a security update for its Flash player. This update updates the Flash Player to version 220.127.116.11.
[German]Another information for users of the packing program 7-Zip. The developer of the software has updated the Windows version of the program available for various platforms to version 18.05 to close a security hole. Time for a closer look.