July Patch Tuesday – Critical browser patches, Lazy FP, Exchange, Adobe vulns

This month’s Patch Tuesday is medium in weight, with 54 CVEs containing 17 Criticals. All but two of the Critical vulnerabilities are in Microsoft’s browsers or browser-related technologies. An additional speculative execution ...

June Patch Tuesday – new Speculative Store Bypass fixes, Adobe vulns

June’s Patch Tuesday is lighter weight compared to previous months. In all, 51 unique CVEs are addressed, with 11 CVEs marked as Critical. Adobe also released an out-of-band update for a Flash ...

Signal Patches Code Injection Bug that Enabled Remote Code Execution

Signal patched a code injection vulnerability that by some means of exploitation enabled attackers to achieve remote code execution. The security team for the encrypted communications app, a program which has been ...
Cisco rolls out new wave of must-install WebEx patches

Cisco rolls out new wave of must-install WebEx patches

Cisco has released several patches for users of WebEx clients and its Access Control System, all of which are mandatory if users want to keep using the products safely. The release comes ...
Intel Won't Patch Spectre on All CPUs

Intel Won’t Patch Spectre on All CPUs

Intel does not plan to release microcode updates for older generations of processors that are affected by the Spectre vulnerability, either because patching is not practical and for other reasons. The company ...
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More OEMs Pull Spectre Patches As Intel Confirms Reboot Issues

More OEMs Pull Spectre Patches As Intel Confirms Reboot Issues

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HP and Dell, two of the largest server and enterprise workstation manufacturers, have stopped distributing BIOS/UEFI updates that include Intel’s CPU microcode patches for the Spectre vulnerability. The companies now advise customers ...
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Meltdown Patch Causing Problems

Meltdown Patch Is Causing Problems for Some Ubuntu Linux Users

Many Ubuntu Linux users who installed the latest kernel updates to fix the Meltdown CPU vulnerability found themselves stuck in a boot loop and had to revert back to a previous version ...
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Bromium Response: Intel CPU Design Flaw Creates Work for Everyone

The design flaw has been in existence for the last decade and does not affect Bromium. Operating system vendors are the only ones who can remediate the vulnerability. The Microsoft patch – ...

Apple fills the KRACK on iPhones – at last

KRACK is a Wi-Fi encryption bug - Apple patched it quickly, but only for iPhone 7 and later. Now everyone else gets a patch, too ...
Dangerous Intel Chip Flaw Patches Becoming Available

Dangerous Intel Chip Flaw Patches Becoming Available

Some computer manufacturers have started releasing patches for eight serious vulnerabilities in Intel processors or they have outlined firmware update plans for vulnerable models. Acer, Dell, Fujitsu, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Lenovo, ...
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